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Thursday 1st January 1998

BBC1 Fleetwood Mac – The Dance 11:55 pm – 12:55 am

ITV The MTV Europe Music Awards 1997 3:15 – 5:05 pm

Fourth Annual Show, The Ahoy, Rotterdam

Host: Ronan Keating

The Spice Girls, LL Cool J, Jon Bon Jovi, Blackstreet, Backstreet Boys


Friday 2nd January 1998

ITV ITV at the Reading Festival 3:50 – 4:45 pm

Bush, Republica, Terrorvision, James

C4 The Best of TFI Friday


Saturday 3rd January 1998

BBC1 Live and Kicking

OTT

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

BBC1 Operation Good Guys 9:30 – 10:00 pm

Martin Kemp

BBC2 TOTP2


Sunday 4th January 1998

BBC2 The O Zone

Usher

ITV The Abbey Road Story 10:45 – 11:55 pm

Scaffold, Cilla Black etc

C4 Board Stupid 12:40 – 1:15 pm

Roni Size, Sleeper

C4 Beat Specials

Sandals, Jamiroquai


Monday 5th January 1998

BBC1 Rhythm of Life 3 11:15 pm – 12:05 am


Tuesday 6th January 1998

BBC2 The O Zone: The Ballad of Yoko & John 7:10 – 7:30 pm


Wednesday 7th January 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

ITV Des O’Connor

The Coors


Thursday 8th January 1998

BBC1 Newsroom South East

Boy George filming Bollywood movie


Friday 9th January 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jo Whiley

Lighthouse family – High

Steps – 5678

Janet Jackson – Together Again

Space – Avenging Angel

All Saints – Never Ever

Warren G – greetings

Vanilla – Now Way

Lou Reed - greeting

Perfect Day promo

BBC2 Electric Circus

Brian May

C4 Flava (first edition)

Promos only

C4 TFI Friday

Rialto, Hurricane #1, Cataonia


Saturday 10th January 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Barry Manilow

BBC1 Live and Kicking

Clock

BBC2 TOTP2

Contents unknown

ITV Scratchy & Co

Clock


Sunday 11th January 1998

BBC2 The O Zone

St Etienne, The Foo Fighters,

ITV ITV At The Reading Festival

The Cardigans, Kenickie, Suede

C4 Board Stupid

The Wannadies, Finlay Quaye

C4 Beat Specials

Brand New Heavies, Des’ree


Tuesday 13th January 1998

BBC2 The O Zone

Contents unknown


Wednesday 14th January 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

ITV Des O’Connor Show

Celine Dion, Lighthouse Family

C4 Paul Kaye In Spunk (repeat)

Paul Kaye stars in this spoof documentary about a controversial band


Thursday 15th January 1998

LNN News

Gilbert O’Sullivan article

C4 Shooting Gallery 12:50 – 1:05 am

Tunnel of love Music by Joe Stummer


Friday 16th January 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jayne Middlemiss

Oasis – greeting from USA, All Around The World promo

Robbie Williams – Angel – live acoustic

Clock – That’s the Way

Bamboo – Bamboogie promo

Rialto – Untouchable

Lighthouse Family – High - live

All Saints – interview, Never Ever – live

BBC1 Parkinson 10:20 – 11:15 pm

Elton John – interview, Recover Your Soul

C4 TFI Friday

Spacehog (cancelled), Dubstar, Neil Tennent, All Saints, Roachford


Saturday 17th January 1998

BBC1 Live and Kicking

E-Male

BBC2 TOTP2

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Tom Jones

ITV Scratchy & Co

OTT

C4 The Pretenders: No Turn Left Unstoned & Live from the Isle of View (repeat)


Sunday 18th January 1998

BBC2 The O Zone

Coolio, Peter Andre

ITV ITV At The Reading Festival 3:25 – 4:20 am

Cast, Manic Street Preachers


Monday 19th January 1998

C4 Heroes of Comedy: Peter Cook

Ron Wood, John Lennon gentlemen’s club clip from Not Only…


Tuesday 20th January 1998

BBC1 The O Zone


Wednesday 21st January 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

ITV Des O-Connor

Peter Andre


Friday 23rd January 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jamie Theakston

Peter Andre – All Night

Lighthouse Family – High – semi acoustic

Radiohead – No Surprises – from Later

OTT – The Story of Love

Ian Brown – My Star

Backstreet Boys – All I Have To Give

Oasis – greeting from USA, All Around The World promo

ITV Friday Night’s All Wright 10:40 – 11:40 pm

Host: Ian Wright (Arsenal)

All Saints, Lionel Richie

C4 TFI Friday

Carleen Anderson

Green Day

Chris Rea

C4 Ellen

Trisha Yearwood


Saturday 24th January 1998

BBC1 Live and Kicking

Catch

BBC1 Noel’s House Party

Erroll Brown

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Erroll Brown

Hall & Oates

BBC2 TOTP2

Contents unknown

C4 Music Of The Millennium – the final countdown 6:30 – 8:00 pm & 11:00 pm – 12:30 am R

Panel includes Bob Geldof, Justine Frischman

Interviews – Public Eneemy, John Cooper-Clarke, Neil Hannon, Mick taylor, Marc Almond, Mike Scott, John Lydon, Aki Nawaz (Fun-Da-Mental), Terry Hall

C4 Jimi Hendrix Plays The Isle of Wight


Sunday 25th January 1998

BBC2 The O Zone

Stereophonics, Warm Jets


Monday 26th January 1998

BBC2 Face To Face 11:15 pm – 12:00 am

Joan Baez

C4 The Brats 11:30 pm – 12:00 am

The NME Brat Award Winners Show, The Astoria, London

Bentley Rhythm Ace, Therapy?, Stereophonics, Finlay Quaye, Campac Velocity, Dawn of the Replicants, L-Fi All Stars, Ultrasound, The Audience, warm Jets, Asian Dub Foundation

C4 Portishead 12:00 – 12:45 am

Live in New York City


Tuesday 27th January 1998

BBC2 The Larry Sanders Show

Shawn Colvin

C4 The Brats

The New Musical Express' alternative awards show


Wednesday 28th January 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown


Thursday 29th January 1998

C4 Light Lunch

St Etienne


Friday 30th January 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jayne Middlemiss

All Saints – Never Ever (live, repeat)

Chumbawumba – Amnesia (live)

Robbie Williams – Angel (acoustic, repeat)

Catatonia – Mulder and Scully

Juliet Roberts – So Good

Billy Joe from Green Day – Time of Your Life (solo acoustic)

Usher – You Make Me Wanna (live)

C4 TFI Friday

Headswim

Spacehog

Chumbawumba

All Saints


Saturday 31st January 1998

BBC1 Live and Kicking

Aqua

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Another Level

BBC2 TOTP2

Contents unknown

BBC2 Old Grey Whistle Test 11:20 – 11:50 am

Compilation of clips previously shown on VH-1

Host: Paul Morley

Viengar Joe – Rusty Red Armour 4-72

Led Zeppelin – No Quarter (OGWT film) 3-73

Richie Havens – What About Me 6-72

The Doors – Break On Through promo 3-72

Randy Nwman – God’s Song 3-72

Jackson Browne – Jamaice say You Will 5-72

Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge – Help Me Make It Through The Night

C4 The Brats 11:05 pm – 12:05 am

Host: Eddie Izzard, The Academy, Brixton, London 27th January

Includes clips from the Winners show see 26th, plus Embrace, Beck, Prodigy, Spiritualised, Radiohead, Mark E Smith (who tells back stage interviewer Jo Whiey to fuck off), The Verve

C4 Dave Stewart – Greetings From The Gutter (repeat)


Sunday 1st February 1998

BBC2 The O Zone

Brats special

ITV Planet Rock Pofiles: Meat Loaf

ITV ITV at the Reading Festival

Fun Lovin’ Criminals, The Charlatans


Monday 2nd February 1998

ITV The Brit Awards 1997 (repeat)


Wednesday 4th February 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

C5 The Pepsi Chart 8:00 – 8:30 pm (first editon)

Hosts: Rhona Mitra, Eddy Temple-Morris

Based on the ILR chart

Robbie Williams


Friday 6th February 1998

C4 TFI Friday

The Bluetones

The Stereophonics

Warm Jets

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Zoe Ball

Usher – You Make Me Wanna (repeaet)

Carleen Anderson – Maybe I’m Amazed

St Etienne – Sylvie

Will Smith – interview, Wiggy (promo)

Freestyles – B Boy Stance

The Rolling Stones – Mick Jagger greeting, Saint Of Me (promo)

OTT – The Story Of Love

Aqua – Barbie Girl (promo)

BBC1 Parkinson

Phil Collins

ITV Not Fade Away

Cathy Dennis

C4 Beat Specials (repeat)

Des’Ree, Brand New Heavies


Saturday 7th February 1998

BBC1 Live and Kicking

Cleopatra

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

BBC2 TOTP2

Contents unknown

BBC2 Old Grey Whistle Test 11:20 –11:50 am

Bill Withers – Use Me 11-72

Steve Miller – The Gangster’s Back – live film 3-72

Mike Oldfield – Tubular Bells (Leni Rifenstal film) 6-73

Roxy Music – Do The Strand – not live 4-73

Jim Croce – Workin’ At The Car Wash Blues 7-73

Rory Gallagher – Walk On Hot Coals 2-73

J Geils Band – Lookin’ For A Love 1-73


Sunday 8th February 1998

ITV Planet Rock Profiles

Joan Armatrading


Tuesday 10th February 1998

BBC2 The Larry Sanders Show: Eight

K d lang

BBC2 The O Zone

The Bluetones, Shola Ama, The Brits

ITV The Brit Awards 1998 8:00 – 10:00 pm Docklands Arena, London

Host: Ben Elton

Male Artist: Finlay Quaye Presented by Erroll Brown and Natalie Imbruglia

Female Artist – Shola Ama

Group – The Verve

Album – The Verve

Dance – The Prodigy

Newcomer – The Sterophonics

Producer – The Verve album

International Male – Jon Bon Jovi

International Female – Bjork

International Newcomer – The Eels (with Derek Smalls from Spinal Tap)

International – U2 Presented by Heather Small and Jay Kay

Soundtrack – The Full Monty Presented by Cleopatra

Single – All Saints (Never Ever)

Video – All Saints Presented by Alan Partridge

Freddie Mercury Award – Elton John Presented by PM Tony Blair in Washington DC

Special Achievement Award – The Spice Girls

Contribution – Fleetwood Mac Presented by Sir George Martin

Chumbawumba – Tubthumping (includes referneces to the Liverpool Dockers)

All Saints with the East London Choir – Never Ever

Texas and Method Man – Say What You Want

The Spice Girls – Stop

Finlay Quaye – Sunday Shining

Shola Ama and dave Stewart – You Might Need Somebody

Robbie Williams – Come Up And See Me (Make Me Smile)

Tom Jones & Robbie Williams – You Can Leave Your Hat On

The Verve – Lucky Man (Brixton Acedemy)

Fleetwood Mac – Don’t Stop / Rhiannon / Go Your Own Way


Wednesday 11th February 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

BBC2 A Little Later 6:45 – 7:00 pm

Oasis special

C5 The Pepsi Show

Musical guests unknown


Thursday 12th February 1998

ITN News

Candle In The Wind 97 lyric sale with Bernie Taupin


Friday 13th February 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jayne Middlemiss

Erroll Brown – It Started With A Kiss (acoustic)

Cleopatra – Cleopatra’s Theme (live)

Headswim – Torniquet

Jay Z & Gwen Deley – Wishing On A Star

Wes- Alane

Spriritualised – I Think I’m In Love

Aqua – Doctor Jones

Backstreet Boys – All I Have To Give (repeat 23-2-98)

BBC1 Parkinson

Robbie Williams

BBC2 Rock Family Trees: Fleetwood Mac (repeat)

BBC2 Fleetwood Mac – The Dance (repeat)

C4 TFI Friday

NB Bjork threw a pre-show tantrum and walked out

Cornershop

Finlay Quaye (did two songs in Bjork’s absence)

Cozy Powell (his final UK TV appearance)

The Lightning Seeds


Saturday 14th February 1998

BBC1 Live and Kicking

BBC1 Noel’s House Party

Shola Ama

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Boyzone, Shola Ama

BBC2 TOTP2

Contents unknown


Sunday 15th February 1998

BBC1 Variety Club Awards

Louise


Monday 16th February 1998

C4 The Bigger Breakfast

Natalie Imbruglia


Tuesday 17th February 1998

BBC2 The O Zone

Air, Robyn


Wednesday 18th February 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

BBC2 A Little Later

Musical guests unknown

C5 The Pepsi Show

Musical guests unknown


Friday 20th February 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jo Whiley

Shola Ama – Much Love

The Stereophonics – Local Boy In The Photograph

All Saints – Never Ever (repeat)

Lilys – Nanny In Manhattan (live)

Hurricane – Only The Strongest

Air – Sexy Boy

The Bluetones – Solomon Bites The Worm (live)

Lutricia McNeil – Ain’t That Just the Way

Celine Dion – My Heart Will Go On

BBC2 Later (repeat) 10-5-97

ITV Not Fade Away: Emmylou Harris

C4 TFI Friday

Coppolla, Space, The Dust Junkies, Heather Small


Saturday 21st February 1998

BBC1 Live and Kicking

Natalie Imbruglia

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Madonna - Frozen

BBC2 TOTP2

Contents unknown


Sunday 22nd February 1998

BBC2 Shake Rattle & Rock 1957 movie

ITV Planet Rock Profile: Hootie & The Blowfish


Tuesday 24th February 1998

BBC2 The O Zone

Natalie Imbruglia, Hinda Hicks

BBC2 The Larry Sanders Show: Everybody Loves Larry

Elvis Costello

ITN News

Oasis in Australia


Wednesday 25th February 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

ITV Des O’Connor

Mariah Carey, Cleopatra

C4 Madonna Meets… 10:00 – 10:30 pm

Cancelled as Madonna withdraws from show

C5 The Pepsi Show

Musical guests unknown


Friday 27th February 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jayne Middlemiss

Cleopatra – Cleopatra’s Theme (live)

Ocean Colour Scene & P P Arnold – Beautiful Thing (live)

Another Level – Be Alone No More

Shania Twain – You’re Still the One (live)

N Tyce – Telefunkin’

Rest Assured – Treat Infamy

Will Mellor – When I Need You

Cornershop – Brimful Of Asha (live)

BBC1 The 40th Grammy Awards 11:15 – 11:45 pm & 12:15 - 1:05 am

Barbara Streisand & Mariah Carey etc

BBC2 Never Mind The Buzzcocks (first in second series)

NB Tommy Scott (Space) listed but didn’t appear

Panel: Phil Jupitus, Sean Hughes, Andrew Roachford, Jonathan Ross, Cerys Matthews, Donna MacPhail (comedienne),

ID Parade: Noel Redding, Rob Woodward (Lieutenant Pigeon)

BBC2 Later (repeat) 17-5-97

C4 TFI Friday

Young Offenders

James

Thereapy?

C5 Fame & Fortune: Tammy Wynette


Saturday 28th February 1998

BBC1 Live and Kicking

Five

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Simple Minds

BBC2 TOTP2

Content unknown

BBC2 Old Grey Whistle Test

The Drifters – On Broadway 7-73

The Band – Promised Land (cartoon) 11-73

John Martyn – I’d Rather Be The Devil 3-73

The Wailers – Concrete Jungle 7-73

Genesis – I Know What I Like (live film) 3-74

Edgar Winter – Frankenstein 7-73

ITV The Best Of The Brian Conley Show

Celine Dion


Sunday 1st March 1998

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Hootie & The Blowfish


Monday 2nd March 1998

C4 Madonna Meets - (repeat) cancelled


Tuesday 3rd March 1998

BBC2 The O Zone

No Authority, Destiny’s Child


Wednesday 4th March 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Kylie Minogue

BBC2 Sliders:

Isaac Hayes

C5 The Pepsi Show


Thursday 5th March 1998

Meridian Down By The River: The Eastern Rother 7:30 – 8:00 pm

Roger Daltrey


Friday 6th March 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jamie Theakston

Cornershop – Brimful Of Asha

Finlay Quaye – Your Love Gets Sweeter

Celine Dion – My Heart Will Go On (repeat)

Hinda Hicks – If You Want Me

Robyn – Show Me Love

Space & Cerys Matthews – The Ballad Of Tom Jones

The Spice Girls – greetings, Stop (live on tour)

Madonna – Frozen (promo)

BBC1 Parkinson

Bryan Adams

BBC2 Never Mind The Buzzcocks

NB A part of the show had to be re-recorded due to complaints by Lemmy during the recording of the show

Panel: Phil Jupitus, Sean Hughes, Lemmy, Richard Fairbrass, Rick McMurray (Ash), Mani (Primal Scream)

ID Parade: Jay Ashton (Bucks Fizz), John Coughlan (Status Quo)

BBC2 Later (repeat) 24-6-97

C4 TFI Friday

Robbie Williams

Texas

Shed Seven

C4 The Adam & Joe

Stereolab


Saturday 7th March 1998

BBC1 Live and Kicking

Bryan Adams

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Robbie Williams

BBC2 TOTP2

Contents unknown

BBC2 Old Grey Whistle Test

New York Dolls – Looking For A Kiss 11-73

Tim Buckley – Dolphins 5-73

J J Cale – Cajun Moon (OGWT film) 6-74

Ry Cooder – Vigilante Man 3-73

Janis Ian – Dance With Me 10-74

ITV Scratchy & Co

Five

C4 My Generation: The Yardbirds (repeat) 4:30 – 5:00 am


Monday 9th March 1998

C4 The Monkees


Tuesday 10th March 1998

BBC2 The Larry Sanders Show

Sting

BBC2 The O Zone

Janet Jackson special


Wednesday 11th March 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

C5 The Pepsi Show

Musical guests unknown

ITV Des O’Connor Show

M People, Bryan Adams

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Bjorn

Contents unknown


Thursday 12th March 1998

ITN News

World Cup Songs – The Lightning Seeds, Del Amitri


Friday 13th March 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jayne Middlemiss

Texas – Say What You Want

Simple Minds – Glitterball

Five – When The Lights Go Out

Gen U Wine – Holler

Cast of Casualty – Everlasting Love

Shed Seven – She Left Me On A Friday

Lion Rock – Rude Boy Rock

Celeine Dion – My Heart Will Go On (repeat)

BBC1 Parkinson 10:20 – 11:15 pm

Eric Clapton

BBC2 Later (repeat) 31-5-97

BBC2 Never Mind The Buzzcocks

Panel: Phil Jupitus, Sean Hughes, Toyah Wilcox, Tony Wright (Terrorvision), Saul Davies (James), John Maloney (comedian)

ID Parade: two from Eddie & The Hot Rods, Andy Leek (Dexys)

C4 Ellen: Makin’ Whoopee

M’Shell N’Delecello

C4 TFI Friday

Montrose Avenue, Rialto, Simple Minds, All Saints

C4 The Adam & Joe Show

Dave Navarro


Saturday 14th March 1998

BBC1 Live and Kicking

Musical guests unknown

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

BBC2 TOTP2

Contents unknown

BBC2 Old Grey Whistle Test

Johnny Winter – Jumping Jack Flash 10-74

Little Feat – Rock N Roll Doctor

Capt Beefheart – This Is The Day 6-74

Dobie Gray – Drift Away 7-74

Canned Heat – You Am What You Am (OGWT film) 2-74

Joe Walsh – Turn To Stone (live film) 5-75

Dr Feelgood – She Does It Right 3-75

BBC2 Next Of Kin

Francis Rossi and his father


Sunday 15th March 1998

BBC1 Ruby Wax Meets 30 min

The Spice Girls

LWT Sunday Night At The London Palladium

One-off to celebrate Bruce Forsythe’s 70th birthday

Diana Ross, M People


Wednesday 18th March 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Celine Dion

C5 The Pepsi Show

Musical guests unknown


Friday 20th March 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jo Whiley

The Spice Girls – Stop

The Wombles with Mike Batt – Remember You’re A Womble

James – Destiny Calling

Alexia – Oh La La La

Kylie Minogue – Breathe (live)

Bryan Adams – I’m Ready (live)

Texas – Insane (live)

Run DMC Vs Jason Nevins – greeting from USA It’s Like That (promo)

BBC2 Never Mind The Buzzcocks

Panel: Phil Jupitus, Sean Hughes, Louis Elliott (Rialto), Zoe Ball, Keith Duffy (Boyzone), Graham Norton

ID Parade: Liz Mitchell (Boney M), two from Racey

BBC2 Coast To Coast

Donna Lewis

ITV Grand Hotel

Ian Dury

C4 Ellen

Bonnie Raitt, Aaron Neville, David Crosby

C4 TFI Friday

Moorcheeba, Ian Brown, Warm Jets, Robbie Williams (in sketch)

C4 The Adam & Joe Show (repeat) of first show 1996

Vinyl Justice: Cerys Matthews


Saturday 21st March 1998

BBC1 Live and Kicking

Dannii Minogue

BBC1 Noel’s House Party

Boyzone

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

BBC2 TOTP2

Content unknown

BBC2 Old Grey Whistle Test 11:20 – 11:50 am

Supertramp – Dreamer 10-74

Judas Priest – Dreamer Deceiver 4-75

Nils Lofgren – Back It Up 11-75

Free – The Stealer promo 1-77

Richard & Linda Thompson – A Heart Needs A Home 3-75

Jefferson Starship – Tide That Tiger (OGWT film) 1-75


Sunday 22nd March 1998

BBC1 Touched By An Angel: Reunion

Natalie Cole

BBC2 Entertainment: Late Night Talk

Documentary about USA chat shows, Stevie Winwood seen backstage of Conan O’Brien show


Monday 23rd March 1998

BBC2 The 70th Annual Academy Awards

Elliott Smith


Wednesday 25th March 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Louise

BBC2 The O Zone

Roni Size, North & South, Louise

C5 The Pepsi Show

Robbie Williams. M People


Friday 27th March 1998

BBC1 L&K Friday

NB Live & Kicking spin-off show

911

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jamie Theakston

Celine Dion – My Heart Will Go On (repeat)

Pulp – This Is Hardcore

Destiny’s Child – No No No

M People – Angel Street

All Seeing I – The Beat Goes On

Tin Tin Out – This Is Where The Story Ends

Robbie Williams – Let me Entertain You (live)

Run DMC Vs Jason Nevins – greeting from USA, It’s Like That (promo)

BBC2 Never Mind The Buzzcocks

Panel: Phil Jupitus, Sean Hughes, Mark Owen, Shovel (M People), Rick Whitter (Shed Seven), Richard Morton (comedian)

ID Parade: Charlie Harper (UK Subs), two from Liquid Gold

BBC2 Electric Circus

Backstreet Boys

BBC2 Later (repeat) 14-6-97

ITV Not Fade Away

Paul Young

C4 TFI Friday

Page & Plant

The Smile (?)

The Divine Comedy

C4 The Adam & Joe Show R

Nick Heyward


Saturday 28th March 1998

BBC1 Live and Kicking

Louise

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

BBC2 TOTP2

Contents unknown

BBC2 Old Grey Whistle Test 11:20 – 11:50 am

Emmylou Harris – Amarillo 2-75

Linda Ronstadt – Willin’ 11-76

Bonnie Raitt – Love Me Like A Man 3-76

Joan Armatrading – Down To Zero 10-76

Kate & Anna McGarrigle – Be My Baby 2-77

Devo – Jocko Homo promo 7-78

Talking Heads – Don’t Worry About The Government (OGWT film) 11-77

ITV Scratchy & Co

911, Dannii Minogue


Sunday 29th March 1998

BBC1 Touched By An Angel: Operation Smile

Tone-Loc

LWT The Clive James Show

Desmond Dekkar


Monday 30th March 1998

BBC1 / ITN News

Gary Glitter returns to UK to face child sex allegations


Tuesday 31st March 1998

BBC2 The Larry Sanders Show: The New Writer

Shawn Colvin – Get Out Of This House

BBC2 The O Zone

911, Rebbie Jackson, Howie B


Wednesday 1st April 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Snug

C5 The Pepsi Show

Louise


Thursday 2nd April 1998

BBC 75th anniversary promo

Tom Jones


Friday 3rd April 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Zoe Ball

Prince Buster – Whine or Grine (live)

Savage Garden – Truly Madly Deeply

Janet Jackson – greeting, I Get Lonely (promo)

Sash – La Primavera

Louise – All That Matters

Ian Brown – Corpse (live)

911 – All I Want Is You

Run DMC Vs Jason Nevins – greeting from USA, It’s Like That (promo)

BBC2 Never Mind The Buzzcocks

Panel: Phil Jupitus, Sean Hughes, Tom Robinson, Matt Priest, Jeff Green, Laverne Lavern (Kenickie)

ID Parade: Dean Friedman, singer from The Vapours

C4 TFI Friday

Ronan Keating, Audioweb, Buster Rhymes, Hothouse Flowers


Saturday 4th April 1998

BBC1 Live and Kicking

Ultra

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

C4 Rock Of The North

Boo Radleys


Sunday 5th April 1998

LWT The Clive James Show

Donny Osmond, Kid Creole & The Coconuts

ITV Planet Rock Profiles

Alanis Morrisette


Tuesday 7th April 1998

BBC2 The O Zone

Alambama 3, Ultra Nate, Busta Rhymes, Skint Records


Wednesday 8th April 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Ultra

BBC2 A Little Later 6:45 – 7:00 pm

The Verve, Radiohead, Manic Street Preachers

ITV Des O’Connor Tonight

Tom Jones, Harry Connick Jr

C5 The Pepsi Show

Musical guests unknown


Friday 10th April 1998 Good Friday

BBC1 Good Friday Gospel 11:10 am – 12:10 pm

Eternal, Andre Crouch

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:40 – 8:10 pm

Host: Jayne Middlemiss

Robbie Williams – Let Me Entertain You (live)

Savage Garden – Truly Madly Deeply

LeAnn Rimes – greeting, How Do I Live (promo)

Sash – La Primavera

Billy Myers – Kiss The Rain

Tin Tin Out – This Is Where The Story Ends (repeat)

Page & Plant – Most High (repeat)

Run DMC Vs Jason Nevins – greeting, It’s Like That (promo)

BBC2 Later Presents M People 11:30 pm – 12:30 am

With Paul Johnson

C4 TFI Friday compilation show

C4 The Adam & Joe Show (repeat) 31-12-96

Vinyl Justice: Gorky’s Zycotic Mynki


Saturday 11th April 1998

BBC1 Live and Kicking

Imaani

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

C4 Rock Of The North: Robert Palmer

C4 A Night On The Mersey

Cilla Black special (repeat)

Backbeat (movie about The Beatles in Hamburg)


Sunday 12th April 1998 Easter Sunday

BBC1 Wildlife on One: Shadow Of The Hare 12:30 – 1:00 pm

Songs by Maddy Prior

BBC1 In My Life 11:20 pm – 12:15 am

Sir George Martin with Celine Dion, Phil Collins etc

BBC2 The O Zone

Janet Jackson R

LWT The Clive James Show

Showaddywaddy

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Clannad


Monday 13th April 1998 Easter Monday

BBC1 Gary Linneker’s Golden Boots (first ediiton)

Music Echo & The Bunnymen

BBC2 M People 5:15 – 6:15 Later special (repeat)

BBC2 The Simpsons: The Otto Show (repeat)

Spinal Tap


Tuesday 14th April 1998

BBC2 The O Zone

Garbage, Audioweb, K Ci & Jdo


Wednesday 15th April 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

The Mavericks

C4 Jo Whiley (first edition)

Panel – Shirley Manson, Goldie, Barnard Butler

Live – Asian Dub Foundation, Massive Attack

C5 The Pepsi Show

Musical guests unown


Thursday 16th April 1998

C4 Gansta Gansta: The Tragedy of Tupac Shakur 11:05 – 11:50 pm

Documentary


Friday 17th April 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jo Whiley

Robbie Williams – Killing Me (acoustic)

The Ben Folds Five – Brick (live)

Billy Myerrs – Kiss The Rain (live, repeat)

Ultra Nate – Found A Cure (live)

Mase – What You Want

Ultra – Say You Do

KC & JoJo – All My Life

Run DMC Vs Jason Nevins – It’s Like That (promo)

BBC2 Never Mind The Buzzcocks

Panel: Phil Jupitus, Sean Hughes, Billy Bragg, Jonathan Ross, Mary Ann Hobbs (DJ), Justin Currie (Del Amitri)

ID Parade: Tony Burrows (twice, in two different bands)

BBC2 Later (first of 11th series) 11:15 pm – 12:15 am

Jimmy Webb, Lindon David Hall, Billy Myles, Bernard Butler, Spritualised

C4 TFI Friday

The Mighty Mighty Boostones, St Etienne, Kula Shaker

C4 The Adam & Joe Show (repeat) first of second series

Vinyl Justice: Gary Numan

C5 Fame & Fortune: Neil Sedaka 8:00 – 8:30 pm


Saturday 18th April 1998

BBC1 Live and Kicking

Boyzone

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

BBC2 Happy Birthday Spike 9:50 – 10:40 pm

Paul McCartney

Elton John


Sunday 19th April 1998

BBC1 The O Zone

Hot Press special with Sinead O’Connor, Brian Kennedy, Boyzone

ITV Annie Lennon-Live in Central Park (repeat)

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Nick Cave


Wednesday 22nd April 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Usher

C5 The Pepsi Show

C4 Jo Whiley

Panel – Ian McCulloch, Cerys Matthews (drunk), Ian Brown

Live – Lo-Fi All Stars, Babybird

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Lloyd Cole


Friday 24th April 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jayne Middlemiss

Ultra Nate – Found A Cure (live)

Savage Garden – Truly Madly Deeply (repeat)

Mighty Mighty Bosstones – The Impression I Get (live)

The Tamperer – Feel It

Buster Rhymes – greetings, Turn It Up (live in USA)

187 Lockdown – Fung Fu

Zant – Sounds Of Wickedness (live)

BBC1 Watchdog

Tribute bands and rip-offs with Ian Hunter, Bucks Fizz, The Pasadenas

BBC2 Later

Pulp (not on), Lenny Kravitz (not on), Cornershop (not on)

George Benson, Catatonia, Unbelievable Truth, James, Imani Coppola

ITV Not Fade Away: Peter Noone

C4 TFI Friday

Julian Lennon

The Lodgers

The Dandy Worhols

C4 The Adam & Joe Show (repeat)

Vinyl Justice: Ahmed Zappa


Saturday 25th April 1998

BBC1 The Pop Zone 10:40 – 11:00 am (first edition)

Aqua, 911, The Wombles

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

ITV Blockbuster Entertainment Awards 12:40 – 2:25 am

The Spice Girls

C4 Coming Out Party

Boy George, Suede

C4 Ellen: The Puppy Episode 1 & 2

Kd lang, Melissa Ethridge


Sunday 26th April 1998

BBC2 Fully Booked 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Hinda Hicks, Boyzone, Catatonia

BBC2 The O Zone

Mica Paris, Tori Amos, The Dandy Warhols, Drugstore


Monday 27th April 1998

ITV The Freddie Starr Show

Steps, Luke Goss


Wednesday 29th April 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

C4 Jo Whiley

Panel - Malcolm McLaren, Ultra Nate, Lenny Kravitz

Live – Money Mark

C4 TFI Friday trailer The Spice Girls

C5 The Pepsi Show

Musical guests unknown


Friday 1st May 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 – 8:00 pm

NB New theme Led Zeppelin’s ‘Whole Lotta Love’ remixed by Bad Man Bad

Host: Jamie Theakston

All Saints – Under The Bridge (live)

Tori Amos – Spark

Usher – Nice and Slow

The Mavericks – Dance The Night Away (live)

Kula Shaker – Sound Of Drums

Steps – Last Thing On My Mind

Catatonia – Road Rage

Boyzone – greetings in studio (only three of them in the studio since lead singer Ronan Keating couldn’t attend due to family death), All That I Need (promo)

BBC2 The O Zone: Ibiza Sunset

Ibiza special

BBC2 Later

Pulp, Lenny Kravitz, Air, Martin Hayes, Pelvis

C4 TFI Friday

The Spice Girls Special

Ian McCulloch

Ocean Colour Scene and others in World Cup song

C4 Space Tin Panet 30 second ad

C4 Father Ted: Going To America last episode

Father Brian Eno

C4 Channel Four News

Terry Callier article with Beth Orton

C4 Ellen: Hello Muddah Hello Faddah

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts


Saturday 2nd May 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

BBC1 The Pop Zone

All Saints, The Wombles, LeAnn Rimes

C4 Eurovision’s Waterloo

C4 A Song For Eurotrash 9:00 – 10:00 pm

Bananarama, St Etienne, Kenickie, Dubstar & Sacha Distel, Edwyn Collins etc

C4 Abba – The Movie widescreen

C4 The Schwepps Euro Baschhh 12:25 – 1:25 am

The Audience (UK), Libido (Norway), Evil Superstar (Belgium) etc


Sunday 3rd May 1998

BBC1 Linda McCartney Behind The Lens (repeat) 11:15 pm – 12:05 am

BBC2 The O Zone

Tori Amos, Massive Attack, Ushr, Headswim

BBC2 Fully Booked

Cleopatra, St Etienne


Monday 4th May 1998 Bank Holiday

BBC1 Jobs For The Boys 6:40 – 7:30 pm

Hale and Pace try to write a Eurovision song

Sir George Martin, Gary Barlow, Katrina & The Waves

BBC2 Europigeon 10:55 – 11:35pm

John Shuttleworth with Katrina, Cheryl Baker, Clodagh Rogers, Johnny Logan etc

C4 The Big Breakfast

Mariah Carey


Tuesday 5th May 1998

BBC2 Re-Tying The Knot: The Incredible String Band 11:25 pm – 12:00 am

With Marianne Faithfull, Neil Tennent, Christian Mills

C4 Late Lunch

Michael Bolton

C4 The Big Breakfast

Mick Hucknall


Wednesday 6th May 1998

BBC1 News

George Harrison Vs Lingasong courtcase

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

C5 The Pepsi Show

Cleopatra

Catatonia

C4 Jo Whiley

Panel – Edwyn Collins, Zoe Ball, Jason Donovan

Live – Cornershop, Company Flow


Thursday 7th May 1998

BBC1 The Ben Elton Show

N Trance – Boom Boom A Bang

C4 Listen Up – The Lives Of Quincy Jones


Friday 8th May 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jamie Theakston

LeAnn Rimes – How Do I Live (live)

The Tamperer – Feel It

The Jungle Brothers – Jungle Brother

Boyzone – All That I Need (live)

Freakpower – No Way (live stage setting is two living rooms)

Steps – Last Thing On My Mind

Imaani – Where Are You (live)

All saints – Under The Bridge (live)

BBC2 Later

Page & Plant, Natalie Imbruglia, Nick Cave, Gomez, Terry Callier & Beth Orton

C4 TFI Friday

All Saints

Bananarama (Siobahn Fahey was told off for by the host swearing too much)

Lenny Kravitz

The Bluetones

C4 A Song For Eurotrash (repeat)


Saturday 9th May 1998

BBC1 The Pop Zone

Cleopatara

BBC1 The Eurovision Song Contest 8:00 – 11:00 pm

UK: Imaani

Winner: Dana International (Israel)

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown


Monday 11th May 1998

BBC1 Wogan’s Web 12:05 – 1:00 pm (first editon)

Katrina (regular co-host)

ITV The Freddie Starr Show

E-male


Tuesday 12th May 1998

BBC2 The O Zone

Nick Cave, Cornershop


Wednesday 13th May 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

BBC2 Home Front 8:30 – 9:00 pm

Martin Fry

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Elastica

C4 Jo Whiley

Panel – Tricky, Chrissie Hynde, Tony Mortimer

Live – Shed Seven, Silver Bullet

C5 The Pepsi Show

Musical guests unknown


Thursday 14th May 1998

BBC1 The Ben Elton Show

Sinead O’Connor


Friday 15th May 1998

BBC / ITV etc News

Reports about the death of Frank Sinatra

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jo Whiley

All Saints – Lady Marmalade

The Coors – Dreams

LeAnn Rimes – How Do I Live (repeat)

Simply Red – Say You Love Me

Cleopatra – Life Ain’t Easy

Wycliffe Jean – Gone Till November (live)

Adam Garcia – Night Fever

Aqua – Turn Back Time

BBC1 Frank Sinatra 1915 – 1998 10:20 – 11:50 pm (the BBC/A&E special)

BBC1 Frank Sinatra Night of Nights (London 1970)

BBC2 Later

Smashing Pumpkins, Simply Red, Tricky & PJ Harvey, Sizzla, Leon Russell

C4 TFI Friday

Babybird, Pure Essence, Rod Stewart, The Audience


Saturday 16th May 1998

BBC1 The Pop Zone

Musical guests unknown

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

ITV An Audience with Elton John (repeat)


Sunday 17th May 1998

BBC1 Fully Booked

The Coors

BBC2 TX: Donald Cammell – The Ultimate Performance 10:20 – 11:30 pm

with Mick Jagger

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Extreme

ITV ITV At The Phoenix Festival 1997 (repeat)

Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Faith No More, The Charlatans

C5 Kirsty Young interviews Gloria Estefan 7:30 – 8:00 pm


Monday 18th May 1998

ITV The Freddie Starr Show

George Benson

ITV Planet Rock Profiles

Erasure


Tuesday 19th May 1998

BBC1 News

Ash in Belfast concert

BBC2 The O Zone

Gloria Estefan, Kenickie,B*Witched


Wednesday 20th May 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

C4 Jo Whiley

Panel – Boy George, Laverne (from Kenicke), Tony Wilson

Live – Faithless, Gomez, Natalie Imbruglia (cancelled)

C5 The Pepsi Show

Musical guests unknown


Friday 22nd May 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jamie Theakston

The Mavericks – Dance The Night Away

Steps – Last Thing On My Mind

Imaani – Where Are You?

Bus Stop & Carl Douglas – Kung Fu Fighting

Lutricia McNeil – Stranded

The Tamaperer – Feel It

Shed Seven – The Heroes (live)

All Saints – Under The Bridge (repeat)

BBC2 Later

Tori Amos, Jesus & Mary Chain, Ultra Sound, Ultra Nate

C4 TFI Friday

Silver Sun, Smashing Pumpkins, Spiritualised


Saturday 23rd May 1998

BBC1 The Pop Zone

Musical guests unknown

BBC1 National Lottery Big Ticket

Gloria Estefan


Sunday 24th May 1998

BBC2 The O Zone 12:45 – 1:00 pm

Musical guests unknown

BBC1 The Verve Live 11:00 – 11:45 pm

Live at The Haigh Hall, Wigan

ITV In The Presence Of Julian Clary 10:15 – 11:15 pm

Gary Barlow

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: The Cranberries


Monday 25th May 1998 Bank Holiday

BBC1 The Mega Tastic Comic Relief Red Nose Awards

Boyzone, Five, All Saints

ITV The World Music Awards 1998 10:50 pm – 12:50 am

Gloria Estefan, Mariah Carey, Puff Daddy, All Saints, Backstreet Boys


Tuesday 26th May 1998

BBC2 The O Zone

Musical guests unknown

C4 Collectors’ Lot

Rick Wakeman


Wednesday 17th May 1998

BBC1 The Spice Girls on The National Lottery Draw 8:00 – 8:30pm

Four of the group turn up, leading to speculation that Geri Halliwell has left, the excuse given is that she is unwell

BBC1 Film 98

Mick Jagger talks about movie Enigma

C4 Jo Whiley

Panel – Tommy Scott (Space), DJ Rap, Jonathan King

Live – Super Furry Animals, 4 Hero

C5 The Pepsi Show

Natalie Imbruglia


Friday 29th May 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Zoe Ball

The Coors – Dreams

Bus Stop & Carl Douglas – Kung Fu Fighting

The Mavericks – Dancing The Night Away (repeat)

Beverley Knight – Make It Back

Robyn – Do You Really Want Me

NYCC – Fight For Your Right

Lutricia McNeil - Stranded

The Tamperer – Feel It

BBC2 The Best Of Glastonbury 97 11:45 pm – 1:00 am

ITN News

The Spice Girls split with Geri Halliwell

ITV Bryan Adams – Waking Up The World (repeat)

C4 Collectors’ Lot

Rick Wakeman

C4 TFI Friday

James, Del Amitri, Electstacy

C4 Portishead – To Kill A Dead Man (repeat)


Saturday 30th May 1998

BBC1 The Pop Zone

Music guests unknown

BBC1 The Bee Gees One Night Only 11:00 pm – 12:00 am

With Celine Dion

BBC2 Arena: Tammy Wynette – Stand By Your Dream (repeat) 2:55 – 4:05 pm

LWT An Audience With Rod Stewart 9:00 – 10:00 pm

The Coors, Kenny Jones, Ron Wood, Emma Bunton (Baby Spice)


Sunday 31st May 1998

BBC2 Fully Booked 9:30 – 12:00 pm

Imagin, Kenickie

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Midge Ure


Monday 1st June 1998

Granada This Morning

The Spice Girls interview. This pre-recorded interview was their last as a five piece.


Wednesday 3rd June 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

C4 Jo Whiley

Panel – Jarvis Cocker, Bernard Sumner, Keith Flint (Prodigy)

Live – Portishead, N’De Davenport

Carlton Des O’Connor World Cup Party 8:00 – 9:00 pm

Elton John, All Saints

C5 The Pepsi Show

LNN News

Art Garfunkel meets Cystic Fibrosis sufferers


Thursday 4th June 1998

BBC1 The Ben Elton Show

Suggs – Blackberry Way


Friday 5th June 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Zoe Ball

The Spice Girls – Viva Forever (recorded weeks before the split and wasn’t meant to be shown until July)

Natalie Imbruglia – Wishing I Was There

Boyzone – All That I Need (live)

Super Furry Animals – Ice Hockey Hair

Mouse T – Horny

Gloria Estefan – Heaven’s What I Feel

N Tyce – Boom Boom

B*Witched – C’est La Vie (with Bobby Valentino)

C4 TFI Friday

NB The Death Threat edition. Host Chris Evans after receiving threats from a member of the public had increased security at the show

The Lightning Seeds / Three Lions 98, Garbage, Janet Jackson, Pulp, Billie Myers

C4 Cover Girl make up advert

Ziggy Marley


Saturday 6th June 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Big Ticket

Del Amitri


Sunday 6th June 1998

LWT The South Bank Show: The Bee Gees (repeat) 10:45 – 11:45 pm

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Jon Bon Jovi


Monday 8th June 1998

BBC1 / ITN etc News

The Rolling Stones UK shows cancellation, Linda McCartney service


Tuesday 9th June 1998

BBC2 Disaster

Music by Boo Hewerdine, Neil MacColl

BBC2 The O Zone: Back To Skool (rap special)

ITN News

Luciano Pavarotti with The Spice Girls in Modina

C4 Portishead 1:55 – 2:45 am

Live in New York

C4 Tool Time

Al Jackson (country singer)


Wednesday 10th June 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Lionel Richie, Des’ree

C4 Jo Whiley

Panel – Finlay Quaye, Sinead O’Connor (biting toenails), Ian Brodie

Live – Embrace, 16B

C5 The Pepsi Show


Friday 12th June 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jo Whiley

Mousse T – Horney

Lutricia McNeil – Stranded (repeat)

Shania Twain – When

Alexa – Gimme Love

Del Amitri – Don’t Come Home

Mariah Carey – My All

England United (including all five Spice Girls) – How Does It Feel?

B*Witched – C’est La Vie

C4 TFI Friday

Hanson, Ian Brown, Bernard Butler


Saturday 13th June 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Big Ticket

Chris Rea


Sunday 14th June 1998

BBC2 Fully Booked

Will Mellor


Wednesday 17th June 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

C5 The Pepsi Show

Musical guests unknown

C4 Jo Whiley

Panel – Brian (Placebo), James Brown (GQ magazine), Huey (Fun Lovin’ Criminals)

Live – Chips


Thursday 18th June 1998

C4 Dr John Special 11:30 pm – 12:15 am

with Paul Weller, Supergrass, Primal Scream, Spiritualised


Friday 19th June 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:00 – 7:30 pm

Host: Jayne Middlemiss

Dario G – Carnival de Paris

Fat Les – Vindaloo (censored for a woman’s boob popping out on stage, but not for the one in the front row of the audience)

Des’ree – Life

Silver Sun – Too Little Too Much Too Late

The Lightning Seeds – Three Lions 98

Five – Got The Feeling

Ian Brown – Can’t See Me

Pulp – A Little Soul

BBC2 Newsnight

Record industry article with Edwyn Collins

C4 TFI Friday

P P Arnold, Eagle Eye Cherry, Matchbox 20, Black Sabbath (cancelled due to illness)


Saturday 20th June 1998

BBC1 The Pop Zone

911

BBC1 National Lottery Big Ticket

Lighthouse Family

BBC1 World Cup Grandstand: Belgium Vs Mexico

Robbie Williams pre-match

ITV Fantasy World Cup

John Lydon (was sent off after allegedly attacking a woman producer)


Sunday 21st June 1998

BBC1 Stars And Pa’s

Bob Geldof and his father

BBC2 Fully Booked

Five

ITV ITV At The Reading Festival 97 (repeat)


Monday 22nd June 1998

ITV Fantasy World Cup

Noel Gallagher, Ian Broudie

ITV Pulp – Feeling Called Live (Brixton Academy 96)

C4 Miami Spice 6:00 – 6:30 pm

Interviewed by Andi Peters


Wednesday 24th June 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

C5 The Pepsi Show

Musical guests unknown


Thursday 25th June 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

NB changed days due to World Cup

Host: Jamie Theakston

Fat Les – Vindaloo (repeat)

Tina Arena – Whistle Down the Wind

Imagin – Shorty (live)

Dana Intrenational – Diva

Karen Ramirez – Looking For Home (live)

Lighthouse Family – Lost In Space

B*Witched – C’est La Vie (repeat)

Lionel Richie – Closest Thing To Heaven

The Lightning Seeds – Three Lions 98 (repeat)

ITV Not Fade Away: Francis Rossi 2:30 – 3:20 am



Friday 26th June 1998

BBC2 Glastonbury 9:00 – 9:30 pm

Finlay Quaye, The Lightning Seeds

BBC2 Glastonbury 11:15 pm – end

Catatonia, Taj Mahal, Asian Dub Foundation, Embrace, Ultrasound, Bim Sherman, James, Portishead, Cornershop

C4 TFI Friday

Mick Hucknall, Fun Lovin’ Criminals, The Stereophonics, Ringo Starr, Olivia Newton-John


Saturday 27th June 1998

BBC1 The Pop Zone

Another Level

BBC2 Glastonbury 98 10:55 am – 12:00 pm

The best of the first day

BBC2 Glastonbury 98 11:35 pm – 2:05 am

Blue, Underworld, Placebo, Roni Size, Mansun etc


Sunday 28th June 1998

BBC2 Fully Booked

911, Another Level, Sprinkler

BBC2 Glastonbury 98

Pulp, Spiritualised, Dr John, Benly Rhythm Ace


Wednesday 1st July 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

C5 The Pepsi Show

Musical guests unknown

BBC1 Diana, Princess of Wales Tribute Concert 9:30 – 11:05 pm

Cliff Richard, Chris de Burgh

C5 Fame And Fortune: Ozzy Osbourne 8:30 –9:00 pm


Friday 3rd July 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:00 – 7:30 pm

NB cancelled at the scheduled time slot due to Wimbledon (Tim Hanman Vs Pete Sampras), shown at 11:05 – 11:35pm

Host: Kate Thornton

911 – How Do You Want Me

Ultra – Say It Once

Hanson – Thinking of You

Eagle Eye Cherry –

Space – Being Again

The Beastie Boys – Intergalactic promo

The Lightning Seeds – Three Lions 98 (repeat) and Glastonbury clip


Saturday 4th July 1998

BBC1 The Pop Zone

Kavana


Tuesday 7th July 1998

BBC2 The O Zone 7:10 – 7:30 pm

Beastie Boys special


Wednesday 8th July 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

C5 The Pepsi Show

Musical guests unknown


Friday 10th July 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Zoe Ball

B*witched – C’est la Vie

Mathew Marsden – The Heart’s Lone Desire

Jungle Brothers – I’ll House You ’98

Karen Ramirez – Looking For Love

Destiny’s Child – With Me

Mansun – Legacy

Eagle Eye Cherry – Save Tonight

Billie – Because We Want To

C4 South Park 11:40 pm – 12:10 am (first episode)

Cartman Get An Anal Probe, regular voice: Isaac Hayes as the chef


Saturday 11th July 1998

BBC1 The Pop Zone

Billie Piper, Peter Andre

BBC1 National Lottery Big Ticket

The Mavericks

BBC2 Monster Night: Monster Goodbye

John Cooper-Clarke – I Married A Monster From Outer Space

C4 Naked Nashville 8:00 – 9:00 pm first of three

Mindy McReady, Reba McIntrye, Tammy Wynette


Sunday 12th July 1998

BBC2 Fully Booked

Peter Andre

C4 Frank Sinatra

The Rat Pack Captured 4:15 – 6:00 pm

A Man And His Music 8:40 – 9:45 pm


Tuesday 14th July 1998

BBC2 The O Zone

Peter Andre

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Elastica


Wednesday 15th July 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Ringo Starr, Fab

ITV Pepsi ad with Boyzone

C5 The Pepsi Show

Musical guests unknown


Friday 17th July 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jamie Theakston

Billie – Because We Want To

Celine Dion & The Bee Gees – Immortality

Pras Michael – Ghetto Superstar (live)

Eagle Eye Cherry – Save Tonight (acoustic)

Five – Got The Feeling

Mousse T – Horny (why this appeared again after a few months is unknown)

Garbage – I Think I’m Paranoid

Another Level – Freak Me

C4 King Of the Hill

Tammy Wynette, Ani DiFranco


Saturday 18th July 1998

BBC1 The Pop Zone

Peter Andre

BBC1 National Lottery On Tour

Mindy McCeady

C4 Naked Nashville: My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys 8:00 – 9:00 pm

Keith Harling, Dale Watson, Willie Nelson, Tim McGraw


Sunday 19th July 1998

BBC2 Fully Booked

The Supernaturals

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Michael Bolton

ITV ITV At The Reading Festival (repeat)

C4 Naked Nashville: Hillbilly Hollywood 8:00 – 9:00 pm

Harlan Howard, Matraca Berg


Tuesday 21st July 1998

BBC1 News

Paul McCartney’s Liverpool house

BBC2 The O Zone

Soap, Chemikal Underground

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Def Leppard


Wednesday 22nd July 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Catatonia

BBC2 Birthplace Of The Beatles 8:00 – 8:30 pm

Mike McCartney

Carlton Party In the Park 11:10 pm – 12:10 am

All Saints, Tom Jones etc

C5 The Pepsi Show


Thursday 23rd July 1998

BBC2 Never Mind The Buzzcocks (repeat of third series)


Friday 24th July 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 – 8:00 pm

Host: Jayne Middlemiss

Pras Michael – Ghetto Superstar (repeat)

Ultra Nate – New Kind Of Medicine

Peter Andre – Kiss the Girl

Echobeats – Mas Que Nada

Another Level – Freak Me

Billie Myers – Tell Me

Ace of Bass – Life Is A Flower

Jamiroquai – Deeper Underground


Saturday 25th July 1998

BBC1 National Lottery On Tour

Ace of Bass

BBC1 The Pop Zone

Contents unknown

BBC2 Windrush Gala Concert 9:30- 11:20 pm

Roachford, Grace Jones, Roland Gift, Desmond Dekkar, Prince Buster, Heather Small, Mica Paris, Courtney Pine, Roni Size, Shola Ama, Omar, Mighty Sparrow, Caron Wheeler

C5 The Mag Oasis special 12:00 – 1:50 pm


Sunday 26th July 1998

BBC2 Fully Booked

Pure Essence, Baby Bumps, Truce

BBC2 The O Zone

Backstreet Boys special (repeat)

C5 The Mag 12:00 – 1:05 pm

Oasis Special part two


Monday 28th July 1998

BBC1 Ballad In Blue Ray Charles movie

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Sheryl Crow


Wednesday 29th July 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Sweetbox, Tanika Tikaram

C5 The Pepsi Show

Musical guests unknown


Thursday 30th July 1998

BBC2 Never Mind The Buzzcocks (repeat)

BBC2 The Simpsons: Whacking Day

Barry White


Friday 31st July 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jayne Middlemiss

Charlie Baltimore – Money

Catatonia – Strange Glue

The Supernaturals – I Wasn’t Built To Get Up

Five – Got The Feelin’

Pras Michael – Ghetto Superstar (repeat)

Love Station – Teardrops

Will Smith – Just The Two Of Us (in USA)

The Spice Girls – greeting, Viva Forever (in Chicago)


Saturday 1st August 1998

BBC1 The Pop Zone

Brandy, Kavana

BBC1 National Lottery Draw On Tour

Boyzone

ITV Mashed 9:25 – 11:00 am

Juice


Sunday 2nd August 1998

BBC2 Fully Booked

Boyzone, Hinda Hicks, Juice

BBC2 Midsummer Jazz 12:01 – 1:45 am

Incl. B B King in Finland

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Slash

ITV ITV at the Belfort Festival 2:30 – 3:30 am

Babybird, Nenah cherry, Smashing Pumpkins


Tuesday 4th August 1998

BBC2 The O Zone

The Spice Girls in Detroit, Rocket From the Crypt

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Meat Loaf


Wednesday 5th August 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Del Amitri

ITV Des O’Connor Tonight

The Coors

C5 The Pepsi Show

Leo Sayer, Groove Generation


Thursday 6th August 1998

BBC2 The Simpsons: Marge In Chains

David Crosby

BBC2 Never Mind The Buzzcocks (repeat) 29-9-97

ITV Sky Sports ad with Mick Hucknall “The Air That I Breathe”

NB The following month Sky Sports owner BskyB offer £620 million to buy Manchester United FC. Appalled by what he sees as a threat to his favourite team Hucknall together with Ted Turner put another offer to the team of £700 million, so the cash Sky Sports gave Hucknell for the ad is used against them in a rival bid


Friday 7th August 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 7:30 – 7:55 pm

Host: Jo Whiley

Ace Of Bass – Life Is A Flower

Lucid – I Can’t Help Myself (singer is wearing a straightjacket)

Brandy & Monica – greetings in studio, The Boy Is Mine (promo)

Baby Bumps – Burning

Puff Daddy – greeting from USA, Puff Daddy & Jimmy Page – Come With Me (promo)

Apollo 440 – Lost In Space (live)

The Spice Girls – Viva Forever (repeat 31-7-98)

C4 Holston Pils ad with Alvin Stardust


Saturday 8th August 1998

BBC1 The Pop Zone

Contents unknown

BBC1 National Lottery On Tour

Simply Red

Steps

ITV Diggit 7:10 – 9:25 am

Kavana

ITV Mashed

Cleopatra


Sunday 9th August 1998

BBC2 Fully Booked

Shed Seven, Cleopatra, Kinane

ITV Holy Smoke!

Asian Dub Foundation

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Joan Armatrading

ITV ITV at the Belfort Festival

Radiohead


Tuesday 11th August 1998

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: The Coors

C4 Planet Pop (a part of The Bigger Breakfast)


Wednesday 12th August 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Morchheba

ITV / C4 Holsten Pils ad with The Fast Show’s The Unpronouncables

Includes reference to Capt Beefheart “fast and bulbous”

C5 The Pepsi Show (pushed back to 11:35 pm – 12:05 am for one week only)

Fun Lovin’ Ciminals, Simply Red


Thursday 13th August 1998

BBC2 Never Mind the Buzzcocks (repeat 13-10-97)


Friday 14th August 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jayne Middlemiss

Apollo 440 – Lost In Space (repeat)

Hinda Hicks – I Want To Be Your Lady

Sash & Tina Cousins – Mysterious Times

Solid Harmonie – I Wanna Love You

Placebo – Pure Morning

Will Smith – Just The Two Of Us (repeat)

Fun Lovin’ Criminals – Love Unlimited (live)

Boyzone – No Matter What with greetings from Jim Steinman & Andrew Lloyd-Webber


Saturday 15th August 1998

BBC1 The Pop Zone

Cleopatra

BBC1 National Lottery On Tour

The Coors

ITV Diggit

Cleopatra, Boyzone


Sunday 16th August 1998

BBC2 Fully Booked

Steps, Truce


Tuesday 18th August 1998

BBC2 Grace Under Fire: Road To Nowhere

Earth Wind & Fire

C4 This Wonderful Life 8:30 – 9:00 pm

Robbie Williams & Gary Barlow


Wednesday 19th August 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Five

BBC2 Edinburgh Nights with Mark Lamarr

Roddy Frame

C5 The Pepsi Show

Musical guests unknown


Friday 21st August 1998

BBC2 Top Of The Pops 6:55 – 7:30 pm

NB switched to BBC2 due to Athletics

Host: Jamie Theakston

Simply Red – The Air That I Breathe (live)

Sweetbox – Everything’s Gonna Be Alright

Cleopatra – I Want You Back

Savage Garden – To The Moon And Back

Babybird – If You’ll Be Mine

Sash – Mysterious Tears

Stardust – Music Sounds Better (special TOTP promo)

Boyzone – No Matter What

BBC2 Spice Girls – after Geri, an O Zone Special 7:30 – 8:00 pm

Interviewed in Detroit


Saturday 22nd August 1998

BBC1 The Pop Zone

Louise, Steps, Five

BBC1 National Lottery On Tour

Suggs, 911

ITV Mashed

Steps


Sunday 23rd August 1998

BBC2 Fully Booked

Shed Seven, The Paper Dolls, Electstacy, De Ryus

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: The Cardigans

C5 Kirsty Young Interviews: Mick Hucknall 7:30 – 8:00 pm


Monday 24th August 1998

ITN News At Ten

John Lennon’s sister

C4 The Big Breakfat

Five, B*Witched, Billie


Monday 24th August 1998

ITV The Bones Say UB40 Live

Pretoria, South Africa


Tuesday 25th August 1998

BBC2 The O Zone

Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Manic Street Preachers, Honeyz

GMTV

The Coors

C4 Planet Pop

Contents unknown

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Depeche Mode


Wednesday 26th August 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Billy Crawford

BBC2 Edinburgh Nights

Asian Dub Foundation

C5 The Pepsi Show

Musical guests unknown


Thursday 27th August 1998

BBC2 Never Mind The Buzzcocks (repeat) 20-10-97

C4 The Big Breakfast

Sheryl Crow, B*Witched


Friday 28th August 1998

BBC2 Top Of The Pops 6:50 – 7:30 pm

NB switched to BBC2 due to football

Host: Jamie Theakston

Sweetbox – Everything’s Gonna Be Alright (repeat)

The Foo Fighters – Walking After You (Dave Grohl wearing white contact lenses)

Kavana – Special Kind Of Something

Alda – Real Good Time

The Spice Girls – Viva Forever (repeat 31-7-98)

Sheryl Crow – My Favourite Mistake

The Coors – What Can I Do

Robbie Williams – Milennium, Man Machine (live)

Boyzone – No Matter What (live)

BBC2 Edinburgh Nights

Siouxsie Sioux


Saturday 29th August 1998

BBC1 The Pop Zone

B*Witched

BBC1 National Lottery On Tour

Culture Club, B*Witched

BBC2 Soul Night

8:10 – intro

8:15 – 9:00 pm Soul Of Soul documentary includes Quincy Jones, Paul Young

9:00 – 9:40 pm Michael Jackson at 40 documentary

9:40 – 10:05 Soul at the Beeb: Soul Queens includes Erykah Badu, Randy Crawford, Aretha Franklin, Dusty Springfield

10:05 – 10:35 pm Roots, Toots & Suits black clothes style and culture

10:35 – 11:00 pm Soul Weekender documentary about Caister weekender

11:30 – 11:55 pm Soul at the Beeb: Soul Men includes Al Green, Al Green, Curtis Mayfield, Stevie Wonder, Luther Vandross

11:55 pm – 12:40 am Otis and Friends Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Booker T & The MGs live in Oslo 1966, Otis Redding at Monterey 1967

12:40 – 1:10 Lynden David-Hall at the café de Paris, London

1:10 – 2:40 am CB4 movie

ITV SM:TV Live 9:25 – 10:40 am (first edition)

Musical guests unknown

ITV CD:UK 10:40 – 11:40 am (first edition)

Musical guests unknown

ITV Not Fade Away (repeat)

Cathy Dennis

C4 The Monkees: Royal Flush

C4 Hey, Hey We’re The Monkees 9:00 – 10:00 pm (edited version of Rhino documentary)

C4 Art House: Daydream Believers 11:05 pm – 12:05 am

Five people who auditioned for The Monkees including Rodney Bingenheimer, Bryan McLean

C4 Theramin: An Electronic Odyssey (repeat)


Sunday 30th August 1998

BBC1 An Evening With Michael Ball & Friends 10:50 – 11:35 pm

Ronan Keating

BBC2 Fully Booked

Five

BBC2 Spice Girls – After Geri, an O Zone Special R


Monday 31st August 1998 Bank Holiday

C4 Music Journeys: Ken Russell in Search of the English Folk Song 11:40 pm – 12:45 am

Fairport Convention, Eliza Cathy, Donovan, Osibisa


Tuesday 1st September 1998

BBC2 The O Zone

Contents unknown

C4 The Big Breakfast

Another Level


Wednesday 2nd September 1998

BBC1 All Saints at the National Lottery Draw 8:40 – 9:00 pm

C5 The Pepsi Show

Musical guests unknown


Thursday 3rd September 1998

BBC2 Never Mind The Buzzcocks (repeat 27-10-97)


Friday 4th September 1998

C4 TFI Friday 6:00 – 7:00 & late night repeat (first in new series)

Robbie Williams

Garbage

Manic Street Preachers

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Kate Thornton

Boyzone – No Matter What

Steps – One For Sorrow

Mansun – Being A Girl

Honeyz – Finally Found

Faithless – God Is A DJ

The Coors – What Can I Do

Manic Street Preachers – If You Tolerate This…

BBC2 Rock Family Trees: California Dreamin’ 11:15 pm – 12:05 am

The Mamas & Papas, The Lovin’ Spoonful, The Blues Project

BBC2 Later (repeat) 1-11-97


Saturday 5th September 1998

BBC1 Lenny Goes To Town 7:05 – 7:45 pm (first edition)

Robbie Williams

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Possibly no musical guests

ITV SM:TV

ITV CD:UK


Sunday 6th September 1998

BBC2 Fully Booked

Suggs

ITV The Beach Boys: Endless Harmony part one 10:45 – 11:45 pm

C5 The Mag Special 10:20 – 11:30 am

Bjork Unplugged


Tuesday 8th September 1998

BBC2 The O Zone

B*Witched, Sheryl Crow, Brandy, Coutney Love

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Gavin Friday


Wednesday 9th September 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

C5 The Pepsi Show

Musical guests unknown

C4 Jo Whiley 11:25 pm – 12:05 am (first in second series)

Panel -

Live -


Friday 11th September 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jamie Theakston

Jennifer Page – Crush

Five – Everybody Get Up

Sheryl Crow – My Favourite Mistake (repeat)

Hole – Celebrity Skin

Manic Street Preachers – If You Tolerate This (repeat) (referred to by host as “top taffy turn”)

All Saints – Booty Call

BBC2 Never Mind The Buzzcocks

Panel – Hughes, Jupitus, Bill Bailey (comedian), Chris Moyles, James Broad (Silver Sun), Vic Reeves

ID Parade – two from Pigbag, two from St Winifred’s Girls School Choir

BBC2 Rock Family Trees

Sabbath, Bloody Sabbath

BBC2 Later (repeat 8-11-97)

ITV GMTV

Connor Reeves

ITV Des O’Connor 9:00 – 10:00 pm

Robbie Williams, The Bee Gees

C4 TFI Friday

Pulp (who apparently threw a moody on the day)

Roddy Frame

PJ Harvey

Danni Minogue


Saturday 12th September 1998

BBC1 Fully Booked

Ultrasound

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Possibly no musical guests

BBC2 TOTP2 5:15 – 6:00 pm (first in new series)

Contents unknown

ITV SM:TV

Musical guests unknown

ITV CD:UK

Musical guests unknown

C4 Disco Inferno 9:00 pm – 2:00 am

9:00 – 10:20 pm Disco Top Ten with The Bee Gees, Gloria Gaynor, Odyssey, KC & The Sunshine Band

10:20 – 11:10 pm The Rise And Fall of Studio 54 with Michael Jackson interview c.1978

11:10 pm – 12:45 am Thank God It’s Friday movie widescreen

12:45 – 12:55 am The Disco Inferno Phone-In Result

12:55 – 2:00 am Party Monster documentary about club owner Angel Melendez


Sunday 13th September 1998

ITV The Beach Boys – Endless Harmony part two 10:50 – 11:50 pm

C5 The Mag Special: Oasis Unplugged 12:00 – 1:10 pm


Monday 14th September 1998

BBC1 Omnibus: Alan McGee – the Man who Discovered Oasis 10:40 – 11:35 pm

With Jim Reid, Malcolm McLaren


Tuesday 15th September 1998

Anglia Away With Words 7:30 – 8:00 pm

With Neil Innes

ITV Supply And Demand 9:00 – 10:00 pm Golden Goose: part one

Martin Kemp

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: The Foo Fighters

C4 News

Roger Taylor (Queen) in Manchester United FC bid


Wednesday 16th September 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

BBC2 The Mercury Music Prize

Gomez (winners), 4 Hero, Eliza Carthy, Asian Dub Foundation, Pulp

Live clips from other sources – The Verve, Robbie Williams, Massive Attack, Catatonia, Cornershop

ITV GMTV

Neil Sedaka

ITV Mad For It 4:40 – 5:10 pm

B*Witched

C4 Jo Whiley

Panel – Lemmy, Siouxsie Sioux, Saffron (Republica)

Live –

C5 The Pepsi Show

Content unknown


Friday 18th September 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Kate Thornton

All Saints – Booty Call (repeat)

Aerosmith – Don’t Want To Lose A Thing (live in USA)

Pulp – Party Hard

Alisha’s Attic – The Incidentals (live)

Honeyz – Finally Found

Boyzone – No Matter What (repeat)

Steps – One For Sorrow (repeat)

Robbie Williams – Millennium (he and the band are wearing dresses)

BBC2 Never Mind The Buzzcocks

Panel – Hughes, Jupitus, Bez, Bob Mills (comedian), Tony Wright, Glen Gregory

ID Parade – Bardot, James Warren (The Korgis)

BBC2 Rock Family Trees: The Mersey Sound 11:15 pm – 12:05 am

Gerry Marsden, Tony Jackson, etc

BBC2 Later (repeat) 15-11-97

ITV GMTV

Connor Reeves

ITV Des O’Connor Tonight

The Beautiful South

C4 TFI Friday

Dolly Parton, Chris Isaak, Boy George & Culture Club


Saturday 19th September 1998

BBC1 Fully Booked 8:30 – 11:00 am

B*Witched, Billie, Republica

BBC1 Dolly Parton at the National Lottery Draw 7:40 – 8:05 pm

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

NB this late night showing includes T Spoon – Sex On The Beach which was considered too risque for the early evening showing

BBC2 TOTP2 5:15 – 6:00 pm

The Bee Gees live set at TOTP studios

BBC2 The Mercury Music Prize (repeat)

ITV SM:TV

Musical guests unknown

ITV CD:UK

Musical guests unknown

C4 Liberty! The American War Of Independence 7:00 – 8:00 pm

James Taylor


Sunday 20th September 1998

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: East 17


Monday 21st September 1998

BBC1 The Commonwealth Games

Closing ceremony with The Coors – Dreams

ITV This Morning

Boy George, Billie

C4 The Big Breakfast

Billy Crawford


Wednesday 23rd September 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Dreamworld 8:30 – 9:00 pm

Possibly no musical guests

BBC2 Close Up 9:30 – 10:20 pm

Manic Street Preachers

ITV Mad For It

Billie

C4 Jo Whiley

Panel – Shaznay Lewis, Mel B,

Live –

C4 News

Lilith Fair in London with Sinead O’Connor, Beth Orton

C5 The Pepsi Show

Musical guests unknown


Friday 25th September 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jayne Middlemiss

Jennifer Page – Crush

Lutricia McNeil – Someone Loves You Honey

The Divine Comedy – Generation Sex

Aerosmith – greetings – Don’t Want To Miss A Thing (repeat)

Deetah – Relax

The Eels – Next Stop This Town (live)

P J Harvey – A Perfect Day Elise

Mel B – I Want You Back

BBC2 Never Mind The Buzzcocks

Panel – Hughes, Jupitus, Tom Robinson, Keith Chegwin, Neil Hannon, unknown (Kenickie) (Natalie Appleton of All Saints cancelled)

ID Parade – members of The Flying Lizards, The Vapours

BBC2 Rock Family Trees: Banshees and Other Creatures

Siouxsie & The Banshhes, John Lydon, Adam & The Ants, The Slits

BBC2 Later (repeat) 22-11-97

ITV Des O’Connor

Dolly Parton

C4 TFI Friday

The Beautiful South

Fastball

Bryan Adams

Fun Lovin’ Criminals

C4 Bring On The Night Sting movie


Saturday 26th September 1998

BBC1 Live And Kicking 9:15 am – 12:10 pm (first in new series)

Hosts: Zoe Ball, Jamie Theakston

All Saints, Boyzone, B Witched, Mel B

BBC2 TOTP 2

Mindy McCready – Oh Romeo TOTP July 1998 (previously unseen)

BBC1 Gloria Estefan at the National Lottery Draw

Bryan Adams

BBC1 Lenny Goes To Town

911

BBC2 Country Music Awards 8:55 – 10:30 pm

UK hosts: Jools Holland, Trish Yearwood, Reba McEntire

Host: Vince Gill

Garth Brooks, Shania Twain, LeAnn Rymes, George Strait and Faith Hill

BBC2 The Mavericks In Concert 11:00 – 11:50 pm

Royal Albert Hall

ITV SM:TV

Musical guests unknown

ITV CD:UK

Musical guests unknown


Sunday 27th September 1998

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Suede


Monday 28th September 1998

BBC1 Omnibus: Cat People

With Marianne Faithfull

BBC2 The Simpsons: Rosebud

with The Ramones – Happy Birthday Mr Burns


Tuesday 29th September 1998

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Blur


Wednesday 30th September 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

ITV Mad For It

4 The Cause

C4 Jo Whiley

Panel – Jay K, Bjork, Karl Hyde (Underworld)

Live – Cypress Hill

C5 The Pepsi Show


Thursday 1st October 1998

ITV GMTV Phil Collins

ITV Phil Collins – Live By Request 10:40 – 11:40 pm

Live in New York with requests from the UK


Friday 2nd October 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jayne Middlemiss

Steps – One For Sorrow (repeat)

The Beatutiful South – Perfect 10

Fastball – The Way (live)

Republica – From Rush Hour With Love (live)

Sarah McLachlan – Adia (live)

Ash – Jesus Says (live)

Savage Garden – The Moon and Back (repeat)

B*Witched – Rollercoaster

BBC2 Electric Circus 7:15 – 7:30 pm (first in new series)

Content unknown

BBC2 Never Mind The Buzzcocks

Panel – Hughes, Jupitus, Sophie Ellis-Bextor (The Audience), Ken McAlpine (The Supernaturals), Sean Cullen (comedian)

No ID parade

BBC2 Rock Family Trees: The Prog Rock Years 11:15 – pm – 12:05 am

Rick Wakeman, Jon Anderson, Keith Emerson

BBC2 Later (repeat 29-11-97)

ITV Des O’Connor

Cherry Poppin’ Daddies

C4 TFI Friday

Cliff Richard, Dave Stewart (with Sinead O’Connor, Natalie Imbruglia and Kylie Minogue), The Cardigans


Saturday 3rd October 1998

BBC1 Live And Kicking

911, Natalie Imbruglia

BBC1 National Lottery Draw Presented by Boy George

Culture Club

BBC1 Lenny Goes To Town

Ruby Turner

BBC2 TOTP2

Content unknown

ITV SM:TV

Musical guests unknown

ITV CD:UK

Musical guests unknown


Sunday 4th October 1998

BBC1 The Heaven And Earth Show 9:30 – 10:30 pm

Cliff Richard in Bulgaria

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Dina Carroll


Tuesday 6th October 1998

ITV A Little Bit of Elvis with Frank Skinner 10:40 –11:40 pm

The Jordanaires, Scotty Moore

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Ash


Wednesday 7th October 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

ITV Mad For It

Another Level

LNN News

Bill Wyman’s Rhythm Kings article

C4 Jo Whiley

Panel: Shaun Ryder, Huey (FLC), Sister Bliss (Faith No More)

Live – The Orb

C5 The Pepsi Show

Content unknown


Friday 9th October 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Kate Thornton

Ace of Bass – Cruel Summer

Billie – Girlfriend (on location at a Riviera Beach)

Bryan Adams – On A Day Like Today

Brandy & Mase – On Top Of The World

4 The Cause – Stand By Me

UB40 – Come Back Darling

Bwithced – Rollercoaster (repeat)

BBC2 Never Mind The Buzzcocks

Panel – Hughes, Jupitus, Matthew Marsden, Mani (Primal Scream), Jo Brand, Jah Wobble, Tommy Scott (Space) not on

ID parade – Lamahl, Jean Pierre Baptist (Ottowan)

BBC2 Electric Circus

PM Dawn

BBC2 Rock Family Trees: And God Created Manchester

New Order, Buzzcocks, Happy Mondays

BBC2 Later (repeat 6-12-97)

ITV The Zig & Zag Show

2 Unlimited

ITV Des O’Connor

Cliff Richard, Shainia Twain

C4 TFI Friday

The Supernaturals, Rogre Taylor (Queen), The Beautiful South (with member of the show’s staff)


Saturday 10th October 1998

BBC1 Live And Kicking

PM Dawn

BBC1 Lenny Goes To Town

Simply Red

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Possibly no musical guests

BBC2 Blue Peter Night

Incl Jimmy Sommerville, Elton John

BBC2 The Coors In Concert 4:15 – 5:15 pm (revised repeat)

BBC2 TOTP 2

Contents unknown

ITV SM:TV

Musical guests unknown

ITV CD:UK

Musical guests unknown

ITV Not Fade Away Paul Young (repeat)


Monday 12th October 1998

BBC1 Omnibus: Billy Fury – Halfway To Paradise 10:40 – 11:35 pm

Ian Dury, Marty Wilde, Joe Brown

BBC1 Divas Live 11:35 pm – 12:30 am

Celine Dion, Mariah Carey, Aretha Franklin, Gloria Estefan, Shania Twain

BBC1 Here And Now

Robbie Williams in campaign against polio in Sri Lanka part one

BBC2 The Simpsons:

With James Brown


Tuesday 13th October 1998

BBC2 The O Zone

Bjork, The Beastie Boys

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Inxs


Wednesday 14th October 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Possibly no musical guests

BBC1 Smith & Jones 10:00 – 10:30 pm

Brian May

ITV GMTV Cliff Richard interview in Portugal

ITV This Morning

Shania Twain

C4 Sex Bomb: Virgins 9:00 – 10:00 pm

SiMonday Dupree interview

C5 The Pepsi Show 12:20 – 12:50 am

Natalie Imbruglia


Thursday 15th October 1998

ITV This Morning

Lloyd Cole

C4 The 1998 Mobo Awards 10:30 pm – 12:15 am

Royal Albert Hall

Host: Mel B

All Saints, Puff Daddy, Mica Paris, Pras Michael, Glamma Kid, Des’ree, Another Level, Phoebe One, Adam F


Friday 16th October 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jayne Middlemiss

B*Witched – Rollercoaster (repeat)

911 – More Than A Woman (repeat) (on location on Riviera beach)

Garbage – Special (repeat)

The Cardigans – My Favourite Game

Mansun – The First Night

Natalie Imbruglia – Smoke

Fatboy Slim – greeting , Gangster Trippin’ (promo)

Billie – Gilrfriend (repeat)

BBC2 Electric Circus

The Mobo Awards

BBC2 Later With Jools Holland 11:30 pm – 21:35 am (first in 12th series)

Manic Street Preachers, Ian Dury & The Blockheads, The Eels, Beverley Knight, Bjork

BBC2 Never Mind The Buzzcocks

Panel – Hughes, Jupitus,

ITV Des O’Connor Tonight

Tom Jones

ITV ITV at The Fleadh 1:40 – 2:40 am

The Coors, Shane McGowan, Billy Bragg, Picture House, Anam

GMTV

Cliff Richard

C4 TFI Friday

B B King, Eagle Eye Cherry, Mansun, E17


Saturday 17th October 1998

BBC1 Live And Kicking

Kelly LeRoc, 911

BBC1 Noel’s House Party

Meat Loaf

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Cher, 911

BBC2 TOTP2

Contents unknown

ITV SM:TV

Musical guests unknown

ITV CD:UK

Musical guests unknown


Monday 19th October 1998

BBC1 Here And Now

Robbie Williams in campaign against polio in Sri Lanka part two

BBC1 BBC Digital trailer with Cleopatra, Dave Stewart

ITV This Morning

Suzanne Vega


Tuesday 20th October 1998

BBC2 The Artist – He’s The One

Prince Interviewed by Kevin Greening

ITV This Morning

Jools Holland

ITV Planet Rock Profiles

kd lang


Wednesday 21st October 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Music guests unknown

ITV This Morning

Shania Twain

ITV Mad For It

Kelly LeRoc

C5 The Pepsi Show

Music guests unknown


Friday 23rd October 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jamie Theakston

911 – More Than A Woman

Cliff Richard – Can’t Keep This Feeling

Meja – All ‘ Bout The Money (live)

REM – Michael Stipe greeting, Daysleeper (promo)

Billie – Girlfriend

Dru Hill – How Deep Is Your Love

George Michael – Outside (edited promo), full version shown in following day repeat

Spacedust – Gym and Tonic

Cher and Phil Collins seen backstage

BBC2 Electric Circus

Backstreet Boys

BBC2 Later with Jools Holland

Neil Finn, Hole, Marc Almond, Rufus Wainwright, Red Snapper

ITV Des O’Connor

Des’Ree, Jools Holland, Cher

ITV Des O Connor

Cher, Des’Ree

ITV ITV at the Fleadh

James, The Oysterband, Capercaille, Great Big Sea

C4 TFI Friday

NB first appearance of the massive heads of U2

Lewis Taylor & Carleen Anderson

All Saints (the Appleton sisters)

Black Crowes

The King

C4 The Last Waltz 1978 movie


Saturday 24th October 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Phil Collins, M People

BBC1 Live And Kicking

Shamrock

BBC2 The Girl Can’t Help It movie

BBC2 TOTP2

Contents unknown

ITV SM:TV

Musical guests unknown

ITV CD:UK

Musical guests unknown

ITV Diggit

Cleopatra

C4 Beautiful Strange: a Night for the Artist 11:45 pm – 2:50 am

11:50 pm – The Interview and the Gig (interviewed by Mel B and live in London with Chaka Khan August 1998

1:10 am BST - Sign O The Times movie

1:45 am GMT – Every Shade Of Purple

2:25 am – The Interview (cont)


Sunday 25th October 1998

BBC1 The Heaven And Earth Show 9:30 – 10:30 am

Neil Sedaka

BBC2 The Artist – He’s The One (repeat) 11:50 am – 12:05 pm

C4 Planet Pop 9:40 – 10:00 am (first edition)

News etc


Monday 26th October 1998

C5 The Rosanne Show (chat show) 5:20 – 6:00 pm

Loretta Lynn


Tuesday 27th October 1998

BBC2 The O Zone

E17, Faith Evans


Wednesday 28th October 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Music guests unknown

C5 The Pepsi Show

Music guests unknown


Friday 30th October 1998

BBC1 Sir Cliff…..? 9:00 – am

Programme put in at last moment. Cliff endeavours to find why stations won’t play his new single

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jamie Theakston

Culture Club – I Just Wanna Be Loved

Kelly LeRoc – Little Bot O’Lovin’

Lynden David Hall – Sexy Cinderella

The Beautiful South – Perfect 10

The Cardigans – My Favourite Game

U2 – Bono greeting, The Sweetest Thing (promo)

Alanis Morissette – greeting , Thank U (promo)

Cher – Believe (referred to by host as “no spring chicken, but still a top bird”)

Thames Des O’Connor Tonight

Burt Bacharach & Elvis Costello (cancelled)

BBC2 Newsnight

Billy Bragg – The Space Race Is Over

BBC2 Later With Jools Holland 11:30 pm – 12:30 am

Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Mike Oldfield, Natalie Merchant, Afghan Whigs, Alvin Youngblood Heart

C4 TFI Friday

Burt Bacherach & Elvis Costello, Hootie and The Blowfish, REM, Meat Loaf

NB REM and Hootie & The Blowfish play one song together, but is not shown on this broadcast


Saturday 31st October 1998

BBC1 Live And Kicking

Christian Fry

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

911, Another Level, (E17 were scheduled, but 911 replaced them)

BBC1 McCoist and McAulay

Ian Dury

BBC2 TOTP2

BBC2 Storyville: Kurt and Courtney 9:30 – 11:05 pm Censored version due to libel laws

BBC2 Don’t Look Back 11:55 pm – 1:40 am Bob Dylan movie

ITV SM:TV

Musical guests unknown

ITV CD:UK

Musical guests unknown


Sunday 1st November 1998

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Metallica

C4 Planet Pop


Monday 2nd November 1998

C4 Rush: 50 Years of Drugs in Britain 9:00 – 10:00 pm

Charles Shaar Murray, Hank Wangford


Tuesday 3rd November 1998

BBC2 The Q Zone 7:10 – 7:30 pm

The Q Awards O Zone special

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Bryan Adams


Wednesday 4th November 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

ITV GMTV

M People

C5 The Pepsi Show

E17


Thursday 5th November 1998

ITV GMTV

Barry Manilow

ITV Good Morning

E17

ITV ITV at the Belfort Festival first of three 1:35 – 2:35 am

Musical guests unknown


Friday 6th November 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Kate Thornton

Cher – Believe (repeat)

M People – Testify

Alannis Morrissette – Thank U (live)

Billie – Girlfriend

Another Level – Guess I was A Fool

Aerosmith – Don’t Want To Miss A Thing (live, repeat)

Touch And Go – Would You Go (live)

Pras Michael – Blue Angel

BBC2 Electric Circus

Seal

BBC2 Later trailer with REM

BBC2 Later With Jools Holland 11:30 pm – 12:30 am

REM live

ITV GMTV

Barry Manilow, Alexander O’Neal

C4 TFI Friday

The Coors, Alanis Morissette, The Stereophonics, Simon Le Bon

Thames Des O’Connor

Jools Holland


Saturday 7th November 1998

BBC1 Live And Kicking

The Coors, Steps

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

BBC2 TOTP 2

The Rolling Stones talk about past appearances

REM – Daysleeper new clip

ITV SM:TV

Musical guests unknown

ITV CD:UK

Musical guests unknown

LWT An Audience With The Bee Gees 8:55 – 10:30 pm

Celine Dion, Boyzone, Bill Wyman

C4 The Vibe

Alexander O’Neal


Sunday 8th November 1998

C4 Planet Pop

Content unknown


Monday 9th November 1998

C4 The Thing Is…Brian Eno (repeat)


Tuesday 10th November 1998

BBC2 The O Zone

M People, The Divine Comedy, Portishead, Yoko Ono, Marilyn Manson

ITV GMTV

Neil Diamond interview

ITV Planet Rock Profiles

John Mellencamp

C4 The Young Person’s Guide To Becoming A Rock Star: Lifestyles Of The Rich and Famous (first edition)

10:00 – 10:45 pm


Wednesday 11th November 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

ITV Clive James on TV 10:40 – 11:1 pm

TV pop shows with Lulu, Paul Jones

C5 The Pepsi Show

East 17, The Spice Girls


Thursday 12th November 1998

ITV ITV at the Belfort Festival


Friday 13th November 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Katy Hill (from Blue Peter)

Touch & Go – Would You Go

The Tamperer – If You Buy This Record

Tatyana Ali – Dreamin’

Eagle Eye Cherry – Falling In Love

Faith Evans – Love Like This

E17 – Each Time

Wycliff Jean & Queen – Wycliff greeting, Another One (promo)

Cher – Believe (repeat)

BBC2 Later with Jools Holland 11:30 pm – 12:30 am

Placebo, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Robbie Williams, Bonnie Raitt, Trisha Yearwood

BBC2 Electric Circus

Space, Duran Duran, Republica

ITV Friday Night’s All Wright 10:40 – 11:30 pm (first edition)

Paul Weller

C4 TFI Friday

M People, Elecstacy, Seal


Saturday 14th November 1998

BBC1 Live And Kicking

Boyzone, Five

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

BBC2 TOTP2

Content unknown

BBC2 Lesley Garrett Tonight

Gary Barlow

ITV SM:TV

Musical guests unknown

ITV CD:UK

Musical guests unknown

ITV The MTV Europe Music Awards 11:15 pm – 12:45 am

Milan, Italy

REM, Madonna, Robbie Williams, All Saints, Manic Street Preachers, Faithless, George Michael

C4 The Vibe

Steps


Sunday 15th November 1998

C4 Planet Pop

Hosts: June Sarpong, Marc Crumpton

Content unknown


Tuesday 17th November 1998

BBC1 The Coors at the Commonwealths 11:45 pm – 12:20 am

Bukit Jalil Main stadium, Kuala Lumpur

BBC2 Larry Sanders

The Butthole Surfers

ITV GMTV

Mariah Carey interview

ITV This Morning

Five

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Presidents of the USA

C4 The Young Person’s Guide To Becoming A Rock Star 2: Creating The Buzz


Wednesday 18th November 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

ITV This Morning

Space – We Gotta Get Out Of This Place

C5 The Pepsi Show

All Saints, Five, Steps

C5 Melinda’s Big Night In 10:55 – 11:35 pm

Lynden David Hall


Thursday 19th November 1998

BBC1 Question Time

Paul Heaton (The Beautiful South)

ITV at the Reading Festival 1:35 – 2:35 am

Lemonheads, Republica, Terrorvision, Bush, James


Friday 20th November 1998

BBC1 Children In Need 7:00 pm – 1:55 am

The Spice Girls

BBC2 Top Of The Pops 6:55 – 7:30 pm

NB moved to BBC2 because of Children In Need

Host: Jamie Theakston

James (with Robbie Williams on guitar) – Sit Down ‘98

Aerosmith – Don’t Want To Miss A Thing (live clip repeat)

E17 – Each Time

Cher – Believe (repat)

Steps – Tragedy

Madonna – Power of Goodbye

Pras Michel – Blue Angel (repeat)

Robbie Williams – No regrets (live)

The Stereophonics – The Bartender and The Thief (live)

BBC2 Later With Jools Holland

The Beautiful South, Ash, Dr John, Joshua Redman, P J Harvey

ITV Friday Night’s All Wright

Sheryl Crow, All Saints

C4 TFI Friday

Robbie Willams. Sheryl Crow, Space, Del Amitri


Saturday 21st November 1998

BBC1 Live And Kicking

All Saints, Robbie Williams

BBC1 Jim Davidson’s Generation Game 5:55 – 6:55 pm

Status Quo

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Bette Midler

BBC2 TOTP2

Alanis Morrissette – Hand In My Pocket new clip

Shania Twain – new clip

ITV SM:TV

Musical guests unknown

ITV CD:UK

Musical guests unknown


Saturday 22nd November 1998

C4 Planet Pop

Contents unknown


Monday 23rd November 1998

ITV This Morning

Brandy


Tuesday 24th November 1998

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: David Bowie

C4 The Young Person’s Guide To Becoming A Rock Star 3: The A&R Men Cometh


Wednesday 25th November 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Possibly no musical guests

ITV This Morning

Space

C5 The Pepsi Show

Karen Ramirez


Thursday 26th November 1998

ITV ITV at the Reading Festival

Lemonheads, Republica, Terrorvision, James, Bush

Carlton Videotech


Friday 27th November 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jayne Middlemiss

Steps – Heartbeat

The Coors – So Young (live)

Vengaboys – Up and Down

Celine Dion & (repeat) Kelly – I’m Your Angel (R Kelly only appeared on the video screen from the promo clip)

Sash – Move Mania

Ruff Driverz – Dreaming

Five – Until the Time

Cher – Believe (repeat)

BBC2 Electric Circus

Boyzone, Sheryal Crow

BBC2 Clublife ’98 12:10 – 1:40 am

A look at the UK club scene. Host: Pete Tong, with interviews with Prodigy, Fatboy Slim, Massive Attack

ITV Friday Night’s All Wright

Another Level, Mick Hucknall, The King

C4 TFI Friday

NB Duran Duran cancelled

Manic Street Preachers

New Order

Robbie Williams


Saturday 28th November 1998

BBC1 Live And Kicking

Aqua, Alisha’s Attic

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

UB40, The Honeyz

ITV SM:TV

Musical guests unknown

ITV CD:UK

Musical guests unknown

C4 Stephen Fry’s Live from the Lighthouse 9:00 pm – 12:25 am

Elton John

All Saints (three piece only)


Sunday 29th November 1998

C4 Planet Pop

Content unknown


Monday 30th November 1998

BBC1 This Is Your Life: Rick Wakeman 7:00 - 7:30 pm

with members of Yes, Strawbs

ITV This Morning

UB40


Tuesday 1st December 1998

BBC2 The O Zone

B*Witched, Mariah Carey, Boyzone

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Sting

C4 The Young Person’s Guide to Becoming A Rock Star 4: Sign On the Line

Chrissie Hynde, Noel Gallagher, Jay Kay


Wednesday 2nd December 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Musical guests unknown

ITV This Morning

B*Withched

ITV Men For Sale 9:00 – 10:00 pm

NB The biggest recorded drop in audience figures yet recorded. The show began with nearly 15, but million dropped to about 4 million by the end of the show

911

C5 Melinda’s Big Night In 11:05 – 11:45 pm

Space, Alexander O’Neal

C5 The Pepsi Show

Boyzone


Thursday 3rd December 1998

BBC2 Beat Route

Content unknown

ITV ITV at the Reading Festival

Musical guests unknown

ITN News

Cliff Richard 40th anniversary article

C5 The Jack Docherty Show

River


Friday 4th December 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Kate Thornton

Boyzone - I Love The Way

All Sanits - War Of Nerves (NB pre-recorded before Melanie Blatt gave birth)

Vonda Shepard - Satisfy My Soul

Steps - Tragedy

Faithless - Take The Long Way Home

Madonna - The Power Of Goodbye (repeat)

Will Smith - greeting, Miami (promo)

Cher - Believe (repeat)

BBC2 Later With Jools Holland

Herbie Hancock, Lucinda Wiliiams, Culture Club, Asian Dub Foundation, Lucina Williams, Faithless

ITV Friday Night’s All Wright

Paul Okenfold, Manic Street Preachers

C4 TFI Friday

The Beautiful South, REM, Simply Red

C4 News

Radiohead in Amnesty show article


Saturday 5th December 1998

BBC1 Live And Kicking

Five, Honeyz, Billie, Mick Hucknall

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Bill Wyman, Bryan Adams & Mel C

BBC1 Parkinson Meets George Michael 9:25 - 10:15 pm

BBC2 Bruce Springsteen: A Secret History 11:20 pm - 12:20 am

New interview with archive clips from 1973 to date

ITV SM:TV

Musical guests unknown

ITV CD:UK

Musical guests unknown

BBC2 TOTP2 4:40 - 5:25 pm

Content unknown

C4 Planet Pop

Content unknown


Monday 7th December 1998

BBC1 This Is Your Life: Sue Johnston

Gerry Marsden


Tuesday 8th December 1998

BBC2 The O Zone

Billie, 911, Boy George, Steps, Ultra

ITV GMTV The Coors (part one of three over next two mornings)

ITV / C4 Gap ad’s with Rufus Wainwright, Everclear, Johnny Mathis

ITV UB40: The Bones Say - live 1:15 - 2:15 am

C4 The Young Person's Guide To Becoming A Film Star 5: Making Tracks

Fish (Derek Trout), Edward Tudor Pole (Christian)


Wednesday 9th December 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Amazing Luck Stories 8:50 - 9:00 pm

Ray Brook (ex The Dions, Mersey band), Billiy J Kramer

ITV Mad For It

Billie

C5 The Pepsi Show

Musical guests unknown


Thursday 10th December 1998

BBC1 News

Bruce Springsteen courtcase

BBC2 Beat Route: Cuba

ITV ITV at V98 1:35 - 2:35 am

Space, James, P J Harvey, The Charlatans


Friday 11th December 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jamie Theakston

Jay Z - Hard Knock Life (live)

Manic Street Preachers - The Everlasting (live)

Bryan Adams & Mel C - When You’re Gone (live)

Brandy - Have You Ever? (live)

Leanne Rimes - Blue (live)

Emilia - Big Big World

Robbie Williams - No Regrets (repeat)

Cher - Believe (repeat)

BBC2 Later With Jools Holland 11:35 pm - 12:35 am

The Divine Comedy, Eliott Smith, Ronnie Spector, Massive Attack & Elizabeth Fraser, Blondie, 6 X 7, Roddy Frame

ITV Friday Night's All Wright

Honeyz, Billie

C4 TFI Friday

Posh Spice and Mel B, Silversun, Alisha’s Attic, “John Lennon”


Saturday 12th December 1998

BBC1 Live And Kicking

Beautiful South

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

The Spice Girls

BBC1 David Cassidy - Teenage Dream 9:45 - 10:25 pm

Documentary

BBC1 Simply Red - Live at the Lyceum 11:55 pm - 12:55 am

BBC2 TOTP2

Content unknown

ITV SM:TV 9:25 - 11:30 am

Musical guests unknown

ITV CD:UK 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Musical guests unknown

ITV The Record of the Year Preview 5:35 - 6:05 pm (also repeated 11:30 pm - 12:05 am)

Twenty suggested singles shortlisted

LWT The Comedy Awards

Louise, Jay Kay

C4 One To One Phone Ad

Chris Evans and John Lennon


Sunday 13th December 1998

BBC1 Poll Winner's Party 3:00 - 4:35 pm

Aqua, Boyzone, Catatonia, Five, B*Witched, All Saints (cancelled), Billie, Cleopatra, Steps, 911, Another Level, The Coors

C4 Planet Pop

Content unknown


Tuesday 15th December 1998

BBC2 The O Zone

Review of 1998

GMTV

B*Witched

ITV Planet Rock Profiles: Radiohead

C4 The Young Person's Guide to Becoming A Rock Star 6: Shifting The Units


Wednesday 16th December 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Possibly no musical guests

ITV Mad For It

B*Witched

ITV Find A Fortune 8:00 - 9:00 pm

C4 Johnny Meets Madonna 9:00 - 10:00 pm

Johnny Vaughan interviews Madonna in London

C4 News

Anti-impechment article with Cary Simon

C4 Late Lunch

Lulu, Kavana

C5 The Pepsi Show

Content unknown


Thursday 17th December 1998

BBC1 Clive Anderson Talks Back

Bjork

BBC2 Beat Route: Beruit

GMTV

Ian Dury and The Blockheads

ITV ITV at V98 1:35 - 2:35 am

Musical guests unknown


Friday 18th December 1998

BBC1 Top Of The Pops

Host: Jayne Middlemiss

B*Witched - To You I Belong

The Beautiful South - Dumb

The Spice Girls - Goodbye

Honeyz - The End Of The Line

Ace of Base - Always Have Always Will

Lutricia McNeil - The Greatest Love You’ll Ever Know

Billie - She Wants You

REM - Lotus (NB recorded several weeks before)

BBC2 John Cale 11:30 pm - 12:30 am

BBC2 The Verve Live! 12:30 - 1:30 am

Repeat of Wigan show

ITV Friday Night's All Wright

Musical guests unknown

C4 TFI Friday

Robbie Williams

The Coors

The King


Saturday 19th December 1998

BBC1 Live And Kicking

The Spice Girls, Boyzone

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Touched

BBC2 TOTP2

Content unknown

ITV SM:TV

Musical guests unknown

ITV CD:UK

Musical guests unknown

ITV Diggit

Ultra

ITV An Audience With All Saints 2:30 - 3:30 pm

ITV Record Of The Year 6:05 - 7:05 pm

ITV Record Of The Year Result 9:00 - 9:95 pm

C4 Rock Babylon with Graham Norton 10:30 - 11:35 pm

The GTOs, Pamela Des Barres, Shaun Ryder, Siouxsie & Budgie, Cynthia Plastercaster

C4 Lou Reed: Rock N Roll Heart 12:20 - 1:45 am

C5 The Mag 12:00 - 1:50 pm

Another Level, 911, Kele LeRoc


Sunday 20th December 1998

BBC1 The Royal Variety Performance At Christmas 8:00 - 10:30 pm

B*Witched, Boyzone, Barry Manilow, The Spice Girls

BBC2 Clarkson

Bruce Dickinson

C4 Planet Pop

B*Witched


Monday 21st December 1998

BBC2 The Simpsons: Homer's Barbershop Quartet

George Harrison, David Crosby


Tuesday 22nd December 1998

BBC1 Celine Dion: These Are Special Times 11:20 pm - 12:00 am

C4 All Back To Mine With Paul Weller 12:05 - 12:40 am

Sean Rowley visits Weller's home

C4 Righteous Babes 12:40 - 1:40 am

Tori Amos, Chrissie Hynde, Sinead O'Connor and other women in rock


Wednesday 23rd December 1998

BBC1 Robbie Williams: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em 11:15 - 11:55 pm

A longer version was shown on BBC Choice 25th December (10:50 - 11:45 pm)

ITV Des O'Connor Show

The Spice Girls, Barry Manilow

ITV World Muasic Awards (repeat)

C4 The Mobo Awards (repeat)

C5 The Best of Pepsi

Content unknown


Thursday 24th December 1998

BBC1 The Frank Skinner Christmas Show 11:00 - 11:40 pm

Mel C

ITV In the House with Cleopatra and Friends 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Steps, Another Level, Ultimate Kaos

ITV This Is Celine Dion 1-:50 - 11:30 pm


Friday 25th December 1998

BBC1 Celebrate Christmas 10:00 - 11:00 am

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

BBC1 Top Of The Pops 12:50 - 1:55 pm

Host: Jamie Theakston, Jayne Middlemiss, Kate Thornton

The Spice Girls - Viva Forever, Goodbye

The Tamperer & Maya - Feel It

Johnny & Denise - Especially For You

Robbie Williams - Angels

B*Witched - C’est la Vie

Mousse T - Horny

All Saints - Never Ever (repeat), Under The Bridge (repeat)

Fat Les - Vindaloo (repeat)

Leanne Rimes - How Do I Live

Boyzone - No Matter What

Celine Dion - My Heart Will Go On

Jayne McDonald - Cruisin’ Into Christmas

Cher - Believe (repeat)

BBC1 Noel's Christmas Presents 3:10 - 4:10 pm

Boyzone

ITV The Spice Girls Live at Wembley 1:45 - 3:00 pm

BBC1 Before They Were Famous III 9:00 - 9:50 pm

The Spice Girls (various), Noel Gallagher (home video)

BBC1 Robbie Williams: For One Night Only 11:45 pm - 12:35 am

BBC2 Arena: The Brian Epstein Story 9:05 - 10:20 pm part one

Paul McCartney

ITV Christmas Disney Time 3:10 - 4:10 pm

Host: Suggs


Saturday 26th December 1998

BBC1 Almost Live Definitely Kicking

Steps

BBC1 Robbie Williams: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em edited repeat 11:15 - 11:45 am

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Possibly no musical guests

BBC2 Arena: The Brian Epstein Story 9:00 - 10:15 pm part two

Paul McCartney, Marianne Faithfull

ITV Dreaming Of A Wright Christmas 11:15 - 12:10 am

ITV SM:TV

ITV CD:UK

C4 Because It's A Lonely World 11:40 pm - 12:40 am

Burt Bacharach and Elvis Costello at the Sony Studios, NYC

NB edited version of home video, missing Costello's cover versions of Bacharach oldies and two of his own songs

C4 One Amazing Night 12:40 - 2:30 am (actually ran to 2:05 am)

Burt Bacharach tribute show, New York

Mike Myers, All Saints, Luther Vandross, Dionne Warwick, Ben Folds Five, Elvis Costello, Barenaked Ladies, Chrissie Hynde, Sheryl Crow etc

C5 Boyzone 12:00 - 12:25 pm (repeat)


Sunday 27th December 1998

BBC2 Merry Mind The Buzzcocks (repeat) 29-12-97

ITV The Crazy World of Joe Pasquale 5:05 - 5:35 pm

Boyzone

C4 Planet Pop (review of the year)

C5 Bjork 12:00 - 12:30 pm (repeat)


Tuesday 29th December 1998

BBC1 Eastenders

Martin Kemp (Steve Owen) first appearance

BBC2 TOTP2 6:45 - 7:30 pm

glam rock special

C4 The Big Breakfast

B*Witched, Billie

C4 Dead Man 1995 movie with Iggy Pop, music by Neil Young


Wednesday 30th December 1998

BBC1 National Lottery Draw

Possibly no musical guests

BBC2 Never Minds The Buzzcocks 9:35 - 10:15 pm

Panel: Jupitus, Hughes, Huey Morgan (FLC), Mel C, Natalie Appleton, Rick Wakeman

C5 Wowfabgroovy 1:30 - 2:00 pm

Paul Jones, Reg Presley

C4 What's Eating Johnny Depp? 11:20 - 11:50 pm

Noel Gallagher

C5 The Best of Pepsi (part two)

Content unknown


Thursday 31st December 1998

BBC1 Boyzone: a Live and Kicking Year 3:55 - 4:20 pm

BBC2 Cambridge Folk Festival 2:40 - 3:20 pm

BBC1 Naked Eurovision 8:30 - 9:10 pm

Richard Fairbrass backstage in Birmingham

BBC2 Jool's Sixth Annual Hootenanny 11:55 pm - 1:15 am

Tom Jones, Catatonia, All Saints (the Appleton sisters), Gomez, Sharlene Spiteri, Paul Heaton, The Coors, Sam Brown

BBC2 Glastonbury '98 1:15 - 3:00 am

Robbie Williams, Tony Bennett, Bob Dylan, Blur, Pulp, Catatonia, Embrace, Underworld, Portishead, Spiritualized, Gomez, Bernard Butler

ITN News

Tom Jones in New Year’s honours list